anacoluthon /ˌanəkəˈluːθɒn, ˌanəkəˈluːθ(ə)n/

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I. noun

a sentence or construction in which the expected grammatical sequence is absent, for example while in the garden, the door banged shut.
II. derivatives

anacoluthic
adjective


– origin early 18th cent.: via late Latin from Greek anakolouthon, from an- ‘not’ + akolouthos ‘following’.

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