Meaning of CLAUSE in English

CLAUSE

transcription, транскрипция: [ klɔ:z ]

( clauses)

1.

A clause is a section of a legal document.

He has a clause in his contract which entitles him to a percentage of the profits.

...a complaint alleging a breach of clause 4 of the code.

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2.

In grammar, a clause is a group of words containing a verb. Sentences contain one or more clauses. There are finite clauses and non-finite clauses.

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see also main clause , relative clause , subordinate clause

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