Share this entry

Share this page

punctuation mark

Saltos de línea: punc¦tu|ation mark

Definición de punctuation mark en inglés:

sustantivo

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.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing