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1. with regard to language, the portion of a sentence or clause which isn't the subject but postulates an action, property, or condition of the subject. The of a sentence might spam from a sole intransitive verb to an extensive and involved construction. 2. with regard to logic, a property or trait which is credited to the subject of a proposition.

PREDICATE: "Predicates are studied heavily in English classes during the middle school years."

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