Dependent Clause Definition

noun
A clause that cannot function syntactically as a complete sentence by itself but has a nominal, adjectival, or adverbial function within a larger sentence; subordinate clause (Ex.: She will visit us if she can.)
Webster's New World
(grammar) A subordinate clause.
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Noun

Singular:
dependent clause
Plural:
dependent-clauses

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