conjunctive adverb


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conjunctive adverb

Conjunctive adverbs (also called linking adverbs or connecting adverbs) are a specific type of conjunction. Conjunctions are used to join together words, phrases, or clauses. Conjunctive adverbs are specifically used to connect two independent clauses.
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conjunctive adverb

n.
A function word that connects two sentences and provides adverbial emphasis, as therefore in This intersection is dangerous; therefore motorists should approach it slowly.
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Also can also serve as a conjunctive adverb, like moreover, if it is put at the beginning of a clause or sentence:
adjective--a word that describes or modifies a noun adverb--a word that describes or modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb; see also conjunctive adverb agreement--when one word in a sentence changes form to match or "agree with" another word, for example, subject-verb agreement and pronoun-antecedent agreement
2) When the clauses of a compound sentence are internally punctuated, or when conjunctive adverb however appears, a semicolon between the clauses usually makes things clearer for the reader.
In this sentence, however is used as a conjunctive adverb, rather than as a subordinating conjunction, and adverbs cannot connect two clauses.
We often choose to specify the nature of this relationship by adding an appropriate conjunctive adverb, such as consequently, also, besides, moreover, or nevertheless.
For example, the conjunctive adverb meanwhile tells you that the action or state of being described by that sentence is simultaneous with the action or state of being that was described by the previous sentence.
We often choose to specify the nature of this relationship by using an appropriate conjunctive adverb, such as consequently, also, besides, moreover, or nevertheless.
A conjunctive adverb, such as consequently or however, may be used to describe the relationship between the two clauses.
Examples of conjunctive adverbs or adverbial phrases in English are "as a result," "therefore," and "consequently.
The following linguistic means play an important part in the mechanism of scientific text cohesion formation: articles, conjunctive adverbs, adverbs, parenthesis, deictic units, prepositions and verbs that are predominantly used in scientific style.
They could write sentences using conjunctive adverbs and independent and dependent clauses, but they wanted a simple, direct way to explain these concepts to clients, asking, "What is the protocol for words like therefore, however, and rather.
The sample on the website is about conjunctions--coordinating conjunctions, conjunctive adverbs and the other stuff you probably hoped you left behind when you finished high school English.