punctuation

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA (key): /pʌŋk.tʃuˈeɪ.ʃən/
  • SAMPA: /pVNk.tSu"eI.S@n/

NounEdit

Singular
punctuation

Plural
punctuations

  1. (uncountable) Punctuation is a set of symbols used to give meaning in text by putting them between words, clauses, phrases and sentences.
    Use the proper punctuation in your essay.

Related wordsEdit


Punctuation marks (edit)

apostrophe ( ' ) ( ) • brackets ( [] ) ( {} ) • colon ( : ) • comma ( , ) • dashes ( ) ( ) • ellipsis ( ... ) • exclamation mark ( ! ) • hyphen ( ) ( - ) • parentheses ( () ) • period / full stop ( . ) • question mark ( ? ) • quotation marks ( ' ' ) ( " " ) • semicolon ( ; ) • slash ( / )


Other: ampersand ( & ) • asterisk ( * ) • at ( @ ) • backslash ( \ ) • bullet ( ) ( · ) • degree ( ° ) • number sign / pound sign ( # ) • tilde ( ~ ) • underscore ( _ ) • vertical bar / pipe ( | ) •