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predicate

1 noun
     
Related topics: Grammar
pred‧i‧cate1 [countable]
SLG technical the part of a sentence that makes a statement about the subject, such as 'swim' in 'Fish swim' and 'is an artist' in 'She is an artist' [↪ subject]

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