subordinate conjunction


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subordinate conjunction

n.
A conjunction, such as after, because, if, or where, that introduces a dependent clause.
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Noun1.subordinate conjunction - a conjunction (like `since' or `that' or `who') that introduces a dependent clause
conjunctive, connective, continuative, conjunction - an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
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In other words, the subordinate conjunction allows the parser to recognize the mother node of the entire phrase (i.
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