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punctuation mark

noun [C]  us   /ˌpʌŋk·tʃuˈeɪ·ʃən ˌmɑrk/
writing a mark that you add to a text to show the divisions between different parts of it: Periods, commas, semicolons, question marks, apostrophes, and parentheses are all punctuation marks.
Translations of “punctuation mark”
in Korean 구두점…
in Arabic عَلامة تَرْقيم…
in Portuguese sinal de pontuação…
in Catalan signe de puntuació…
in Japanese 句読点…
in Italian segno di interpunzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 標點符號…
in Russian знак препинания…
in Turkish noktalama işareti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 标点符号…
in Polish znak przestankowy…
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