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Definition of Punctuation

Punctuation

  1. The act or art of punctuating or pointing a writing or discourse; the art or mode of dividing literary composition into sentences, and members of a sentence, by means of points, so as to elucidate the author's meaning.

Punctuation Quotations

Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.
Julie Burchill

It is really important that focusing on things such as spelling, punctuation, grammar and handwriting doesn't inhibit the creative flow. When I was at school there was a huge focus on copying and testing and it put me off words and stories for years.
Michael Morpurgo

Ladies, if you want to know the way to my heart... good spelling and good grammar, good punctuation, capitalize only where you are supposed to capitalize, it's done.
John Mayer

The punctuation of anniversaries is terrible, like the closing of doors, one after another between you and what you want to hold on to.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I found a great many pieces of punctuation and typography lying around dormant when I came along - and I must say I had a good time using them.
Tom Wolfe
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Punctuation Translations

punctuation in Dutch is punctuatie, interpunctie
punctuation in French is pontuation, ponctuation
punctuation in German is Interpunktion, Interpunktation, Zeichensetzung
punctuation in Swedish is interpunktion
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