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What is a correlative conjunction?



A correlative conjunction is either of a pair of coordinating conjunctions used in ordered fashion. Typically, one is used immediately before each member of a pair of constituents.

Example (English)
  • Either you or I
  • Generic
      A correlative conjunction is a kind of

    Pei and Gaynor 1954 49


    Hartmann and Stork 1972 55


    Mish 1991 293

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