Uslov koji ograničava, odredba, tačka, član (ugovora, zakona); ret. muz. Zaključak jednog perioda; sine klauzula, bez ograničenja. (lat.)
ETYM French clause, Late Lat. clausa, equiv. to Latin clausula clause, prop., close of rhetorical period, close, from claudere to shut, to end. Related to Close.
Part of a sentence that contains a subject and a verb, and joined to the rest of the sentence by a conjunction. In English,coordinating clauses are those joined by and, but, or or; with any other conjunction it is a subordinating clause.
(Grammar) An expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence.
ETYM Late Lat. praeambulum, from Latin praeambulus walking before, from praeambulare to walk before; prae before + ambulare to walk: cf. French préambule. Related to Amble.
A preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose).
ETYM Latin, (it) being provided, abl. of provisus, p. p. of providere. Related to Provide, Purview.
An article or clause in any statute, agreement, contract, grant, or other writing, by which a condition is introduced, usually beginning with the word; a conditional stipulation that affects an agreement.
In law, a clause in a statute, deed, or some other legal document introducing a qualification or condition to some other provision, frequently the one immediately preceding the proviso itself.