Definition of Subclause

1. Noun. (grammar) A subordinate clause ¹

2. Noun. A subsidiary clause (in a contract etc.) ¹

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Definition of Subclause

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subclause

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Literary usage of Subclause

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1. Parliamentary Debates (1898)
"Words retained, and subclause as amended agreed to. ... subclause (5). Mr. O'BEGAN (Buller) moved to strike out the words " of good moral character, and is. ..."

2. The New Zealand Law Reports by New Zealand Council of Law Reporting, New Zealand Court of Appeal, New Zealand Supreme Court, New Zealand Court of Arbitration, New Zealand Court of Review (1894)
"The whole subclause, with subclause 2 of section 1, is taken from section 5 of ... In subclause 2 of section 7 the terms of the English •Act are correctly ..."

3. Queensland Reportsby Queensland Supreme Court by Queensland Supreme Court (1917)
"It strengthens the inference in favour of the existence of the power drawn from subclauses (b) and (d), as does subclause (1). which was fully dealt with in ..."

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