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Origin of clause
OTHER WORDS FROM clauseclausal, adjectivesub·claus·al, adjectivesubclause, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH clauseclause , claws.
Words nearby clause
Example sentences from the Web for clause
Sanford hits back at Sullivan, who “has certainly not lived up to this clause.”
There may even be a clause in her contract by which she has to agree to certain content restrictions.
But an aspect that is particularly troubling is that such a clause exists at all.
Although the text seems straightforward on its face, the meaning of the Clause cannot be found in its words.Judges Now Recognize Anti-Gay Marriage Laws Are Irrational|Geoffrey R. Stone|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tapsic would sign a contract with Brooklyn and had a clause where he could not be sent down to the minor leagues.Playing Pinochle and Breaking Barriers With Jackie Robinson|Evan Weiner|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From what clause or clauses in the Constitution is the power to acquire foreign territory derived?Government in the United States|James Wilford Garner
Mr. Chairman, the explanation given to this clause does not satisfy my mind.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4|American Anti-Slavery Society
Skillful wording of a clause, the right moment, and opportune recognition do the business.A Little Journey in the World|Charles Dudley Warner
This clause is decidedly in favour of the man who insures a large yacht, but is of little use to the owner of a small craft.Yachting Vol. 1|Various.
When there are two words in a clause, each capable of being an antecedent, the relative refers to the latter.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham