Bedeutung von “apostrophe” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /əˈpɒstrəfi/

B2 a mark (') used to show that letters or numbers are absent:

I'm (= I am) hungry.
I graduated in '09 (= 2009).

B2 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 Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)