Meaning of “punctuation” in the English Dictionary

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"punctuation" in British English

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punctuationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌpʌŋk.tʃuˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌpʌŋk.tʃuˈeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “punctuation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"punctuation" in American English

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punctuationnoun [ U ]

us /ˌpʌŋk·tʃuˈeɪ·ʃən/

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(Definition of “punctuation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)