Compound-sentence meaning

The definition of a compound sentence is a sentence with at least two independent causes that could each be their own sentence.

An example of a compound sentence is "I must go to sleep soon, since I'm getting up early in the morning."

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(grammar) A sentence that has two or more independent clauses, joined by a conjunction (such as 'but', 'and') and/or punctuation (such as ','). Compare simple sentence.
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A sentence consisting of two or more independent, coordinate clauses (Ex.: She drinks coffee, but he prefers tea)
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Attributive form of compound sentence, noun.

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A sentence of two or more coordinate independent clauses, often joined by a conjunction or conjunctions, as The problem was difficult, but I finally found the answer.
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