clause 中文 EN[klɔːz] US
- 名词 (Noun)PLclauses
- (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) (grammar) INF A group of two or more words which include a subject and any necessary predicate (the predicate also includes a verb, conjunction, or a preposition) to begin the clause; however, this clause is not considered a sentence for colloquial purposes.
- (grammar) A verb along with its subject and their modifiers. If a clause provides a complete thought on its own, then it is an independent (superordinate) clause; otherwise, it is (subordinate) dependent.
- (law) A separate part of a contract, a will or another legal document.
- 动词 (Verb)SGclausesPRclausingPT, PPclaused
- VT (shipping) To amend (a bill of lading or similar document).
- The question of clausing the bills of lading, so as to avoid "dirtying", which impairs its negotiability, may also be looked into
- The tax increase legislation included a sunset clause requiring renewal to prevent the tax increase from expiring.
- The Lemon test appears to compartmentalize the factors that are dispositive in establishment clause cases and hints at precision in both analysis and outcome.
- The free-exercise clause tells us that that religion is especially favored and the establishment clause tells us that it is especially feared (the state should avoid entanglement with that stuff).
Meaning of clause for the defined word.
- 词类阶层 (Part-of-Speech Hierarchy)
困难度: 级别 2
容易 ➨ 困难
明确性: 级别 8
明确的 ➨ 多用途
- fr clause
- en claused
- en clauses
- fr clauses
- en clausehood