Definition of small clause in English:

small clause

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noun

Linguistics
  • A clause which contains neither a finite verb nor the infinitive marker ‘to’, for example him groan in I heard him groan.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody