Coordinating-conjunction definition

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A conjunction that connects coordinate words, phrases, or clauses (Ex.: and, but, for, or, nor, yet, so)
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A conjunction that connects two identically constructed or syntactically equal grammatical elements, such as or in They don't know whether they're coming or going.
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The definition of a coordinating conjunction is a word that connects phrases and words.

An example of a coordinating conjunction is the word "and" in the sentence, "Sally went to the park, and she went to the grocery store."

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(grammar) A conjunction that joins two grammatical elements of the same status or construction.
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Attributive form of coordinating conjunction, noun.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
coordinating-conjunction
Plural:
coordinating conjunctions

Origin of coordinating-conjunction

  • 1875–80.

    From Wiktionary