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  1. main clausenoun

    matrix clause, independent clause

  2. main clausenoun

    A clause that can stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; contains at least a subject and a verb.

    independent clause, matrix clause

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  1. main clause, independent clausenoun

    a clause in a complex sentence that can stand alone as a complete sentence

    independent clause

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  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Love is the natural constitution of life, its main clause, the sex, and others such as respect, equality, and tolerance are the essential terms to succeed the pleasure of life.

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