- punctuation mark
- punctuation marksN-COUNTA punctuation mark is a symbol such as a full stop or period, comma, or question mark that you use to divide written words into sentences and clauses.
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punctuation mark — n. any of the marks used in punctuation, as a period or comma … English World dictionary
punctuation mark — noun the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑punctuation • Derivationally related forms: ↑punctuate (for: ↑punctuation) • Hyper … Useful english dictionary
punctuation mark — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms punctuation mark : singular punctuation mark plural punctuation marks a mark such as a full stop, comma, or question mark that you use in order to write in a clear style … English dictionary
punctuation mark — n. to place, put a punctuation mark somewhere * * * put a punctuation mark somewhere to place … Combinatory dictionary
punctuation mark — punctua′tion mark n. any of a group of marks or characters used in punctuation, as the period, comma, or question mark • Etymology: 1855–60 … From formal English to slang
punctuation mark — any of a group of conventional marks or characters used in punctuation, as the period, comma, semicolon, question mark, or dash. [1855 60] * * * … Universalium
punctuation mark — noun Date: 1860 any of various standardized marks or signs used in punctuation … New Collegiate Dictionary
punctuation mark — punctu ation ,mark noun count a mark such as a PERIOD, COMMA, or QUESTION MARK that you use in order to write in a clear style … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
punctuation mark — punctu ation mark n a sign, such as a ↑comma or ↑question mark, used to divide a piece of writing into sentences, phrases, etc … Dictionary of contemporary English
punctuation mark — noun (C) a sign, such as a comma or question mark, that is used in dividing a piece of writing into sentences, phrases etc … Longman dictionary of contemporary English