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punctuation mark

noun [C]
 
 
a symbol such as a full stop (.) or a question mark (?) used in writing to show where a sentence begins and finishes, etc.Punctuation
Translations of “punctuation mark”
in Korean 구두점…
in Arabic عَلامة تَرْقيم…
in Portuguese sinal de pontuação…
in Catalan signe de puntuació…
in Japanese 句読点…
in Italian segno di interpunzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 標點符號…
in Russian знак препинания…
in Turkish noktalama işareti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 标点符号…
in Polish znak przestankowy…
(Definition of punctuation mark from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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