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full stop

full stop

adverb uk   UK ( US period) us  
used at the end of a sentence, usually when you are angry, to say you will not continue to discuss a subject: Look, I'm not lending you my car, full stop!
Translations of “full stop”
in Korean 마침표…
in Arabic نُقْطة…
in Portuguese ponto final…
in Catalan punt…
in Japanese ピリオド(.)…
in Italian punto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 句號…
in Russian точка…
in Turkish nokta (.)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 句号…
in Polish kropka…
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