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  • I caught the dog that bit you. (relative clause 'that bit you' modifies the noun 'dog')
  • She came to visit, which was nice. (relative clause 'which was nice' gives information about the statement 'She came to visit')
  • An old clock I bought turned out to be very valuable. (relative pronoun omitted)

relative clause (plural relative clauses)

  1. (grammar) A subordinate clause that modifies or gives further information about a noun or sometimes whole statement; in English, may be introduced by a relative pronoun (sometimes optional) such as that, which or who.

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