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[hahy-puh-tak-sis] /ˌhaɪ pəˈtæk sɪs/

noun, Grammar.
dependent relation or construction, as of clauses; syntactic subordination.
(grammar) the subordination of one clause to another by a conjunction Compare parataxis


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