[ hahy-puh-tak-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈtæk sɪs /
dependent relation or construction, as of clauses; syntactic subordination.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hypotaxishy·po·tac·tic [hahy-puh-tak-tik, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈtæk tɪk, ˌhɪp ə-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hypotaxis
/ (ˌhaɪpəʊˈtæksɪs) /
grammar the subordination of one clause to another by a conjunctionCompare parataxis
Derived forms of hypotaxishypotactic (ˌhaɪpəʊˈtæktɪk), adjective
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