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clause
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
clause /'klætə/
  • danh từ
    • (ngôn ngữ học) mệnh đề
      • main clause: mệnh đề chính
      • subordinate clause: mệnh đề phụ
    • điều khoản (của một hiệp ước...)
Concise Dictionary
clausesklɔːz
noun
+(grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence
+a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 (grammar) a group of words that includes a subject and a verb, and forms a sentence or part of a sentence: In the sentence 'They often go to Italy because they love the food', 'They often go to Italy' is the main clause and 'because they love the food' is a subordinate clause.
2 an item in a legal document that says that a particular thing must or must not be done: There is a clause in the contract forbidding tenants to sublet.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 in a legal document

ADJ.

clawback
(= for retrieving money already paid out),
confidentiality, escalator
(= 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

contain, have
The contract contains a confidentiality clause.
| add, include, insert, put in
We added an opt-out clause to the agreement.
| delete, take out | amend

PREP.

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

ADJ.

main, subordinate | conditional, coordinate, dependent, finite, independent, infinitive, non-finite, relative | non-restrictive, restrictive
a restrictive relative clause
| adverbial, nominal, noun

PREP.

in a/the ~
The completed action is in the main clause.


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