coordinating conjunction

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Examples (English)
  • for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so

coordinating conjunction (plural coordinating conjunctions)

  1. (grammar) A conjunction that joins two grammatical elements of the same status or construction. It can join subjects, objects, verbs, nouns, adjectives, phrases, and independent clauses. [from 1875–80[1]]
    Coordinate term: subordinating conjunction

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  1. ^ coordinating conjunction”, in Unabridged,, LLC, 1995–present.