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comma US English

A punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence. It is also used to separate items in a list and to mark the place of thousands in a large numeral

serial comma US English

A comma used after the penultimate item in a list of three or more items, before ‘and’ or ‘or’ (e.g., an Italian painter, sculptor, and architect)

Oxford comma New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

another name for serial comma

serial comma New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

comma when used before ‘and’ at the end of lists, e.g. the second comma in red, white, and blue

turned comma New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

opening quotation mark ‘ resembling an upside-down comma

inverted comma US English

Another term for quotation mark.

inverted comma New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

another name for quotation mark

P. comma in comma US English

A butterfly that has wings with irregular, ragged edges and typically a white or silver comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing

comma butterfly in comma US English

A butterfly that has wings with irregular, ragged edges and typically a white or silver comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing

eastern comma in comma US English

A butterfly that has wings with irregular, ragged edges and typically a white or silver comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing


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