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full stopnoun [C]

uk   /ˌfʊl ˈstɒp/  us   /ˌfʊl ˈstɑːp/ UK (US period)

full stopadverb

uk   /ˌfʊl ˈstɒp/  us   /ˌfʊl ˈstɑːp/ UK (US period)
(Definition of full stop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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full stopnoun [C]

 /ˈfʊl ˈstɑp/ Cdn Br
a ​period
(Definition of full stop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “full stop”
in Arabic نُقْطة…
in Korean 마침표…
in Portuguese ponto final…
in Catalan punt…
in Japanese ピリオド(.)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 句号…
in Turkish nokta (.)…
in Russian точка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 句號…
in Italian punto…
in Polish kropka…
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