Definition of em dash in English:

em dash

Syllabification: em dash


  • A long dash used in punctuation.
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    • After all, once you've learned the difference between a hyphen and an em dash, there is no going back.
    • For example, it automatically creates en and em dashes when you use two or three hyphens.
    • I've decided to embrace em dashes and ellipses - knowing full well that some browsers and operating systems will display question marks instead.

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