CLAUSE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CLAUSE
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 n.  sentence; phrase; distinct article, stipulation, or provision in a document
Classic Sentence:
1  I added this saving clause, in the moment of rejecting four richly caparisoned coursers which I had had wild thoughts of harnessing.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX
2  I obey the first clause of the injunction by trying once more, but am not so successful with the second, for I am very stupid.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
3  Affection,' said Miss Lavinia, glancing at her sister for corroboration, which she gave in the form of a little nod to every clause, 'mature affection, homage, devotion, does not easily express itself.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
4  For once more he saw before his mind's eye, as clear as a transparency, the strange clauses of the will.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
Example Sentence:
1  We should add this clause to the contract.
2  This last clause is a thinly-veiled threat to those who might choose to ignore the decree.
3  There's a clause in the policy that I'd like to discuss.
4  They have added/deleted/amended a clause in the contract which says the company can make people redundant for economic reasons.
5  Congress insisted on an exclusion clause for seventeen-year-olds.
6  The teacher disaggregated a sentence into clauses.