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full stopnoun [C]

 /ˈfʊl ˈstɑp/ Cdn Br
a ​period
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full stopnoun [C]

uk   /ˌfʊl ˈstɒp/  us   /ˌfʊl ˈstɑːp/ UK (US period)

full stopadverb

uk   /ˌfʊl ˈstɒp/  us   /ˌfʊl ˈstɑːp/ UK (US period)
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Translations of “full stop”
in Arabic نُقْطة…
in Korean 마침표…
in Portuguese ponto final…
in Catalan punt…
in Japanese ピリオド(.)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 句号…
in Turkish nokta (.)…
in Russian точка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 句號…
in Italian punto…
in Polish kropka…
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