Translation of "semicolon" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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semicolonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsem.iˈkəʊ.lɒn/ us /ˈsem.iˌkoʊ.lən/

B2 the symbol ; used in 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.


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