Definition of “colon” - English Dictionary

“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 Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“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)