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restrictive clause in Grammar topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrestrictive clausereˌstrictive ˈclause (also restrictive relative clause) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 technicalSLG a part of a sentence that says which particular person or thing you are talking about. For example in ‘the man who came to dinner’, the phrase ‘who came to dinner’ is a restrictive clause opp non-restrictive clause
Examples from the Corpus
restrictive clauseA restrictive clause in the title deed limited the land use to mission purposes.