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What is a correlative conjunction?

 

Definition
 

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
     
    Sources
     

    Pei and Gaynor 1954 49

     

    Hartmann and Stork 1972 55

     

    Mish 1991 293


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