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Noun: punctuation  ,púngk-choo'ey-shun
  1. The marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
    - punctuation mark
     
  2. Something that makes repeated and regular interruptions or divisions
     
  3. The use of certain marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases

Derived forms: punctuations

Type of: break, grouping, interruption, mark

Part of: orthography, writing system

Encyclopedia: Punctuation