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Definition of Clause

Clause
Clause Clause, n. [F. clause, LL. clausa, equiv. to L. clausula clause, prop., close of ? rhetorical period, close, fr. claudere to shut, to end. See Close.] 1. A separate portion of a written paper, paragraph, or sentence; an article, stipulation, or proviso, in a legal document. The usual attestation clause to a will. --Bouvier. 2. (Gram.) A subordinate portion or a subdivision of a sentence containing a subject and its predicate.
Clause
Clause Clause, n. [Obs.] See Letters clause or close, under Letter.

Meaning of Clause from wikipedia

- between main clauses (i.e. matrix clauses, independent clauses) and subordinate clauses (i.e. embedded clauses, dependent clauses). A main clause can stand...
- The Commerce Clause describes an enumerated power listed in the United States Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3). The clause states that the...
- the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, together with that Amendment's Free Exercise Clause, form the constitutional...
- A subordinate clause or dependent clause is a clause that provides a sentence element with additional information, but which cannot stand as a sentence...
- the Senate. In combination with the Vesting Clauses of Article Two and Article Three, the Vesting Clause of Article One establishes the separation of...
- Emoluments Clause may refer to the following clauses in the United States Constitution: The Ineligibility Clause, Article I, Section 6, Clause 2, also called...
- 1's Vesting Clause declares that the executive power of the federal government is vested in the president and, along with the Vesting Clauses of Article...
- The Supremacy Clause of the Constitution of the United States (Article VI, Clause 2), establishes that the Constitution, federal laws made pursuant to...
- Jeopardy Clause, provides the right of defendants to be tried only once in federal court for the same offense. The self-incrimination clause provides...
- The Necessary and Proper Clause, also known as the elastic clause, is a clause in Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution that is as follows:...
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