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noun Grammar.

any sentence that is not a true full sentence; a transformation by deletion from a full sentence.
a sentence not having the usual subject-predicate structure, as Down with the dictator!

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
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