1 in a legal document
(= for retrieving money already paid out),
(= that allows for a rise in wages or prices under certain conditions),
force majeure, indemnity, liability, limitation, penalty
The penalty clause specifies that late delivery will be fined.
| escape, exclusion, exemption, get-out, let-out, opt-out
VERB + CLAUSE
The contract contains a confidentiality clause.
| add, include, insert, put in
We added an opt-out clause to the agreement.
| delete, take out | amend
in a/the ~
There is some ambiguity in this clause.
| under a/the ~
Under Clause 5.8, the company is responsible for the health of its employees.
| ~ on
a clause on pollution
2 in grammar
main, subordinate | conditional, coordinate, dependent, finite, independent, infinitive, non-finite, relative | non-restrictive, restrictive
a restrictive relative clause
| adverbial, nominal, noun
in a/the ~
The completed action is in the main clause.
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