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"colon" in American English

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colonnoun [C]

us   /ˈkoʊ·lən/
  • colon noun [C] (MARK)

a mark (:) used in writing esp. to introduce a list of things or a sentence or phrase taken from somewhere else
  • colon noun [C] (BODY PART)

the lower and larger part of the bowels through which food travels while it is being digested
(Definition of colon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"colon" in British English

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colonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkəʊ.lɒn/ us   /ˈkoʊ.lən/

colónnoun [C]

uk   /kɒlˈɒn/ us   /kəˈloʊn/ plural colones uk   /-es/ us  
(Definition of colon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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