[ thur-tee-dash ]
/ ˈθɜr tiˌdæʃ /
Printing, Journalism. the symbol —30—, —XXX—, —O—, etc., often used to mark the end of a piece of copy, story, etc.
What Are En Dashes?You don’t hear as much about them as other dashes, but you’ve most likely seen them around. En dashes (–) can denote a range or connect the endpoints of a route. They can also show a contrast or connection between two words. You can use them to replace the words to, and, or versus. An en dash is longer than a hyphen (–) and shorter …
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