or coordinate conjunction
Grammar. a conjunction that connects two grammatical elements of identical construction, as and in Sue and Andrea or or in He can't decide if he should stay or go.
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Compare subordinating conjunction.
Origin of coordinating conjunction
First recorded in 1875–80
Words nearby coordinating conjunction
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British Dictionary definitions for coordinating conjunction
a conjunction that introduces coordinate clauses, such as and, but, and orCompare subordinating conjunction
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