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English definition of “punctuate”

punctuate

verb [T] (ADD PUNCTUATION)    /ˈpʌŋk.tjuː.eɪt/ US  /-tuː-/
to add punctuation marks (= symbols ) to writing so that people can see when a sentence starts and finishes , see that something is a question , etc.Punctuation
(Definition of punctuate verb (ADD PUNCTUATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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