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full stop

noun
1.
period (defs 10, 11).
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600
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  • Maintain that distance when you decelerate or approach a full stop.
  • The engine is going to rev higher in response, but bring the car to a full stop safely and turn the engine off.
  • But you can also view it as a referendum on membership in the euro, full stop.
  • Yes, if there are no pedestrians around it's not that bad, but if you don't come to a full stop you might not notice pedestrians.
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  • When the melody changes the sound comes to a full stop, instead of gliding from one song to the next.
  • Thus, if an extract ends with a full stop or question-mark, put the punctuation before the closing inverted commas.
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  • Lehman showed that it's impractical to let a bank fail full stop.
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British Dictionary definitions for full stop

full stop

noun
1.
the punctuation mark (.) used at the end of a sentence that is not a question or exclamation, after abbreviations, etc Also called (esp US and Canadian) period
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