Term: Subordinating Conjunction

Definition:


A subordinating conjunction introduces a dependent clause, which depends on the rest of the sentence for its meaning and cannot stand alone:
Unless we leave now, we'll be late. (Unless is the subordinating conjunction)

Subordinating conjunctions include: although, as, because, before, if, once, since, than, that, till, unless, until, when, whenever, where, wherever.

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