Definition of indentation in English:


Line breaks: in|den¦ta¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɪndɛnˈteɪʃ(ə)n


  • 1 [mass noun] The action of indenting or the state of being indented: paragraphs are marked off by indentation [count noun]: an indentation for each change of speaker
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    • The First Folio edition indicates text to be sung through indentation and italic typeface, though apparently not with absolute consistency.
    • Use curly brackets and indentation to keep track of what you have assumed.
    • The page is manipulated as a visual space to the extent most word processors allow, with varied patterns of indentation and spacing.

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