a sentence consisting of a subject and complement without a linking verb, as Very interesting, those books.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of nominal sentence
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby nominal sentence
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