Bedeutung von “apostrophe” im Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /əˈpɑs·trə·fi/

a mark (‘) used to show that letters or numbers are not there:

I’m (= I am) hungry.

a punctuation mark (‘) used before the letter “s” to show that something belongs to someone or something:

I drove my brother’s car.

(Definition von “apostrophe” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)