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T-unit

[ tee-yoo-nit ]
/ ˈtiˌyu nɪt /
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noun
a minimal unit constituting a complete sentence, consisting of one independent clause and any dependent clauses connected to it: used as a measure of the structural complexity of sentences.
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Origin of T-unit

1960–65; t(erminable)unit
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