Definitions

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  • n. a lexical class of words that joins a clause at a subordinate syntactic level.

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Examples

  • ‘Though’ has other roles than that of concessive subordinator which it shares with ‘although’.

    On anacolutha

  • It also serves as a contrastive subordinator like ‘but’, as in: He was reserving judgement, though he considered it a hopeful sign.

    On anacolutha

  • John Gris, an English knight, one of Henry's bodyguard, who was in personal attendance on Joan of Arc; also John Berwoit (?) and William Talbot, subordinator to Gris.

    Joan of Arc

  • But the immediate guard of the prisoner was composed of English soldiers -- namely, of the following: John Gris, an English knight, one of Henry's bodyguard, who was in personal attendance on Joan of Arc; also John Berwoit (?) and William Talbot, subordinator to Gris.

    Joan of Arc

  • As I already mentioned during the quarter, we retired our senior subordinator notes, which was the highest interest rate in nearest term debt we had.

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