punctuation mark


noun

any of a group of conventional marks or characters used in punctuation, as the period, comma, semicolon, question mark, or dash.

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Origin of punctuation mark

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for punctuation mark

punctuation mark

noun

any of the signs used in punctuation, such as a comma or question mark
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