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exclamation mark

noun [C]
 
 
( also US exclamation point,
 
)
B2 a mark (!) used at the end of a sentence that expresses surprise, excitement, or shock, or that is a greeting or an order Punctuation
Translations of “exclamation mark”
in Korean 느낌표…
in Arabic عَلامَة تَعَجُّب…
in Portuguese ponto de exclamação…
in Catalan signe d’admiració…
in Japanese 感嘆符(!)…
in Italian punto esclamativo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感嘆號,驚嘆號…
in Russian восклицательный знак…
in Turkish ünlem işareti (!)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感叹号,惊叹号…
in Polish wykrzyknik…
(Definition of exclamation mark from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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