punctuation mark

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

Origin of punctuation mark

First recorded in 1855–60
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Related Words for punctuation mark

bullet, dagger, ditto, reference, asterisk, caret, punctuation

British Dictionary definitions for punctuation mark

punctuation mark

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