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independent clause

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A clause is a group of words with a conjugated verb in it. We have two kinds of clauses: independent and dependent. An independent clause is a complete sentence. It begins with a capital letter and ends with a period or other terminal punctuation mark.

The terms conjugated verb and dependent clause are elsewhere defined.

See finite verb and dependent clause; see also main clause.

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