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1. See fused sentence.
2. A very long sentence, especially one lacking order or coherence.
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a written sequence of two or more main clauses that are not separated by a period or semicolon or joined by a conjunction.
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|Noun||1.||run-on sentence - an ungrammatical sentence in which two or more independent clauses are conjoined without a conjunction|
sentence - a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
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