Definition of punctuation mark in English:

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punctuation mark

Pronunciation:

noun

A mark, such as a full stop, comma, or question mark, used in writing to separate sentences and their elements and to clarify meaning.
Example sentences
  • Normally, a comma or other punctuation mark separates the ending or resumption of direct speech from its interruption.
  • The test words were not included in the first and the last sentence of the text, they were never at the beginning or the end of a sentence, and they were never adjacent to a punctuation mark.
  • That is, unless they changed their style, dropped all those references to dead white males and the occasional punctuation mark.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: punc¦tu|ation mark

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