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full stop

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noun

period(defs 10, 11).

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RELATED WORDS

dot, period, point

Nearby words

full sail, full score, full sentence, full speed, full speed ahead, full stop, full swing, full tilt, full tilt, at, full time, full toss

Origin of full stop

First recorded in 1590–1600
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British Dictionary definitions for full stop

full stop

full point


noun

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