Translation of "semicolon" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

semicolon

noun [ C ] uk us /ˌsem.iˈkəʊ.lɒn/ US  /ˈsem.iˌkoʊ.lən/

the ; punctuation mark that is used in formal writing between two parts of a sentence, usually when each of the two parts could form grammatical sentences on their own. A semicolon can also separate the things in a list.

分号也可以用来拆分栏举的各项。

(Translation of “semicolon” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)