Definition of em dash in English:

em dash

Syllabification: em dash

noun

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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