Meaning of RELATIVE CLAUSE in English


ˌrelative ˈclause BrE AmE noun [countable]

technical a part of a sentence that has a verb in it, and is joined to the rest of the sentence by ‘who’, ‘which’, ‘where’ etc, for example the phrase ‘who lives next door’ in the sentence ‘The man who lives next door is a doctor.’

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.