[ dih-lim-i-ter ]
/ dɪˈlɪm ɪ tər /
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a blank space, comma, or other character or symbol that indicates the beginning or end of a character string, word, or data item.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Transcriber's Note: Italics in the text are indicated by the use of an underscore as delimiter, thusly.The Life of John Sterling|Thomas Carlyle