Definitions for complex sentence
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a sentence containing one or more dependent clauses in addition to the main clause, as When the bell rings (dependent clause), walk out (main clause).
Origin of complex sentence:
a sentence composed of at least one main clause and one subordinate clause
a sentence that contains an independent clause as well as one or more dependent clauses, joined by a sub-ordinating conjunction such as 'however'.
In grammar, a complex sentence is a sentence with one independent clause and at least one dependent clause. A complex sentence is often used to make clear which ideas are most important, and which ideas are subordinate.
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