Definition of 'full stop'
Example sentences containing 'full stop'
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The absence of a full stop at the end of the first verse carries that dying over two verses to the end. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By 1981 the cycle of growth had come to a full stop. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Because they've come to a full stop. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The illness has forced you to come to a full stop, and fighting what is happening is the worst thing you can do. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)I could end with a full stop, and many people in recent days have called on me to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These silky treats - truly the colour of the season - are the full stop at the end of summer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'full stop'
British English: full stop /fʊl stɒp/ NOUN
A full stop is the punctuation mark (.) which you use at the end of a sentence when it is not a question or exclamation.
- American English: period punctuation
- Arabic: نُقْطَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: ponto final
- Chinese: 句点
- Croatian: točka
- Czech: tečka interpunkce
- Danish: punktum
- Dutch: punt leesteken
- European Spanish: punto gramatical
- Finnish: piste
- French: point typographie
- German: Punkt Satzzeichen
- Greek: τελεία
- Italian: punto
- Japanese: 終止符
- Korean: 마침표
- Norwegian: punktum
- Polish: kropka
- European Portuguese: ponto final
- Romanian: punctsemn de punctuație
- Russian: точка
- Spanish: punto signo de puntuación
- Swedish: punkt
- Thai: มหัพภาค จุด
- Turkish: nokta gramer
- Ukrainian: крапка
- Vietnamese: dấu chấm câu
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