Definition of virgule in English:
Another term for slash1 (sense 2) of the noun).
- The slashes (virgules) in Caxton's text were an experiment in punctuation, and are roughly equivalent to commas.
- One has only to look at a few examples in common usage - ‘film/video,’ ‘art/culture,’ ‘media/culture ‘- to understand that the two nouns linked by the virgule contain similarities as well as dissimilarities.’
- In employing the postmodern style of playfulness with words and punctuation, the title Human / Nature with its central virgule suggests ambiguity.
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