Bedeutung von "apostrophe" Essential English Dictionary

apostrophe

noun uk /əˈpɒstrəfi/

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" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)