Definition of compound sentence in English:

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compound sentence

noun

A sentence with more than one subject or predicate.
Example sentences
  • 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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Line breaks: com|pound sen|tence

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