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Definition of parataxis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

parataxis

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌpærəˈtæksəs//
 
[uncountable] (grammar)
 
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the placing of clauses and phrases one after the other, without words to link them or show their relationship compare hypotaxis
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