Translation of "apostrophe" - English-Spanish dictionary

apostrophe

noun uk /əˈpɒs·trə·fi/ us /əˈpɑ·strə·fi/

a mark (’) used to show that letters or numbers are not there

apóstrofo
I’m (= I am) hungry.

a punctuation mark (’) used before the letter ‘s’ to show that something belongs to someone or something

apóstrofo
I drove my brother’s car.

(Translation of “apostrophe” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

apostrophe

noun /əˈpostrəfi/

a mark (’) which is used to show that a letter or letters has/have been omitted from a word, and which is also used in possessive phrases and in the plurals of letters

apóstrofo
In the phrase ‘children’s books’, the apostrophe comes between the ‘n’ and the ‘s’.

(Translation of “apostrophe” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)