Meaning of “full stop” in the English Dictionary

"full stop" in British English

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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)

"full stop" in American English

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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)