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semicolon

sem·i·co·lon

semicolon

 
pronunciation:
se mi ko ln [or] se maI ko ln
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part of speech: noun
definition: a punctuation mark (;) used to separate independent clauses within a sentence, indicating a less distinct break than that marked by a period, or used to separate clauses or phrases containing commas.
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