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punctuation mark

noun
1.
any of a group of conventional marks or characters used in punctuation, as the period, comma, semicolon, question mark, or dash.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • He enunciated the words incisively and slowly, carefully specifying each punctuation mark and new paragraph.
  • There is no hyphen or any other punctuation mark between the words.
  • Draw the students' attention to the punctuation mark used with the quote on the coin.
  • In the sentence box insert your sentence with each word and punctuation mark on a new line.
British Dictionary definitions for punctuation mark

punctuation mark

noun
1.
any of the signs used in punctuation, such as a comma or question mark
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