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simple sentence

Syllabification: sim·ple sen·tence

Definition of simple sentence in English:

noun

A sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subject and predicate.
Example sentences
  • A simple sentence consists of one main clause or principal clause.
  • Most Syriac nominal sentences are not simple sentences; rather, they are complex sentences involving extrapositions.
  • You can use connectives on complex sentences just as you can on simple sentences.

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Pronunciation: ôrˈTHōəpē
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the correct or accepted pronunciation of words