Definition of compound sentence in English:

compound sentence

Syllabification: com·pound sen·tence


  • A sentence with more than one subject or predicate.
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    • There are sentences that are complex and the occasional compound sentence.
    • You can gradually introduce complex and compound sentences.
    • A compound sentence contains at least two independent clauses, with the writer giving equal emphasis to both.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody