Translation of "semicolon" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


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.


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