Is the sentence below a compound, compound-complex, or complex sentence?

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After the 9-11 tragedy, the USPS was flooded with requests for commemorative stamp.

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asked Aug 07 '11 at 16:32 Jorge Monterde New member

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This is a complex sentence.  The main clause (subject-predicate) is joined by a clause which adds more information ("After 9-11. . ."), but is not another complete clause (subject-predicate).

link comment answered Aug 10 '11 at 21:26 Kimberly Expert

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