Definition of subordinating conjunction in English:

subordinating conjunction

Syllabification: sub·or·di·nat·ing con·junc·tion
Pronunciation: /səˈbôrdnˌātiNG kənˈjəNGkSHən
 
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noun

  • A conjunction that introduces a subordinate clause, e.g., although, because. Contrasted with coordinating conjunction.
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    • Questions beginning with a subordinating conjunction or a relative pronoun are complete sentences.
    • The independent clause must be connected to the dependent clause in a subordinating conjunction.
    • You could also think of the subordinating conjunction as a prepositional phrase, and you always need a comma after a prepositional phrase that starts a sentence.

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