punctuation

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /pʌŋk.tʃuˈeɪ.ʃən/
  • SAMPA: /pVNk.tSu"eI.S@n/

Noun[change]

Singular
punctuation

Plural
punctuations

  1. (uncountable) Punctuation is a set of symbols used to give meaning in text by putting them between words, clauses, phrases and sentences.
    Use the proper punctuation in your essay.

Related words[change]


Punctuation marks (edit)

apostrophe ( ' ) ( ) • brackets ( [] ) ( {} ) • colon ( : ) • comma ( , ) • dashes ( ) ( ) • ellipsis ( ... ) • exclamation mark ( ! ) • hyphen ( ) ( - ) • parentheses ( () ) • period / full stop ( . ) • question mark ( ? ) • quotation marks ( ' ' ) ( " " ) • semicolon ( ; ) • slash ( / )


Other: ampersand ( & ) • asterisk ( * ) • at ( @ ) • backslash ( \ ) • bullet ( ) ( · ) • degree ( ° ) • number sign / pound sign ( # ) • tilde ( ~ ) • underscore ( _ ) • vertical bar / pipe ( | ) •