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Punctuation

Punctuation

WordNet



noun


(1)   The use of certain marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases
(2)   The marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
(3)   Something that makes repeated and regular interruptions or divisions
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Etymology


< < ; see punctuate.

Noun



  1. A set of symbols and marks which are used to clarify meaning in text by separating strings of words into clauses, phrases and sentences.