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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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