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semi-colon

Word forms:   semi-colons

Definitions

in AM, usually use semicolon

countable noun

  1. A semi-colon is the punctuation mark ; which is used in writing to separate different parts of a sentence or list or to indicate a pause.

Translations for 'semi-colon'

  • British English: semi-colon A semi-colon is the punctuation mark (;) which you use in writing to separate different parts of a sentence.ˌsɛmɪˈkəʊlən NOUN
  • Arabic: فَصْلَةٌ مَنْقُوطَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ponto-e-vírgula
  • Chinese: 分号
  • Croatian: točka-zarez
  • Czech: středník
  • Danish: semikolon
  • Dutch: puntkomma
  • European Spanish: punto y coma
  • Finnish: puolipiste
  • French: point virgule
  • German: Semikolon Semikolons
  • Greek: άνω τελεία
  • Italian: punto e virgola
  • Japanese: セミコロン
  • Korean: 세미콜론
  • Norwegian: semikolon
  • Polish: średnik
  • Portuguese: ponto e vírgula
  • Romanian: punct și virgulă
  • Russian: точка с запятой
  • Spanish: punto y coma
  • Swedish: semikolon
  • Thai: เครื่องหมายอัฒภาค ;
  • Turkish: noktalı virgül
  • Ukrainian: крапка з комою
  • Vietnamese: dấu chấm phẩy

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