a provision of a mortgage, loan, or the like that advances the date of payment under certain circumstances.
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What’s The Difference Between Independent And Dependent ClausesYou might have seen these terms floating around. Clauses are the building blocks of sentences. They’re groups of related words (phrases) that contain both a subject and a verb. When a clause can stand alone as a complete sentence with a clear meaning, it’s considered independent. If it only makes sense when you join it with another clause, it’s dependent (or subordinate). For example, “in …
- accelerated reader,
- accelerating universe,
- acceleration coefficient,
- acceleration of free fall,
- acceleration of gravity,
- acceleration principle,
Origin of acceleration clause
First recorded in 1930–35
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