There are 2 main translations of colon in Spanish:

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colon 1

British English: /ˈkəʊlən/
, /ˈkəʊlɒn/

noun

  • (in punctuation)
    Example sentences
    • But it's hard enough for some people to acquire an instinctive sense of the different uses of commas, let alone the employment of colons and semi-colons.
    • Programming languages often consist of a seemingly random usage of parenthesis, brackets, asterisks, slashes, colons and semi-colons.
    • In less formal writing, the dash is often a catch-all mark to take the place of both colon and semicolon, obviating the need to distinguish them or think about more subtle kinds of punctuation.
    Example sentences
    • Time is in army format without the colon between hours and minutes.

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There are 2 main translations of colon in Spanish:

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colon 2
British English: /ˈkəʊlən/
, /ˈkəʊlɒn/

noun

  • (Anatomy)
    Example sentences
    • He sustained a punctured colon, a collapsed lung, and a lacerated liver and kidney.
    • A second surgery the following day revealed a hole the size of pencil eraser in the colon where the two sections had been sutured together.
    • Its goal is the purification and rejuvenation of the colon, because the colon is linked to all the other organs and tissues of the body.

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