HyperDic: subordinating_conjunction

English > 2 senses of the expression subordinating conjunction:
NOUNrelationsubordinating conjunctionthe subordination that occurs when a conjunction makes one linguistic unit a constituent of another
communicationsubordinating conjunction, subordinate conjunctiona conjunction (like 'since' or 'that' or 'who') that introduces a dependent clause
English > subordinating conjunction: 2 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe subordination that occurs when a conjunction makes one linguistic unit a constituent of another.
BroaderconjunctionThe grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction
Spanishconjunción subordinativa
English > subordinating conjunction: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA conjunction (like 'since' or 'that' or 'who') that introduces a dependent clause.
Synonymsubordinate conjunction
Broaderconjunction, conjunctive, connective, continuativeAn uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
Spanishconjunción subordinada, conjunción subordinante

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