• Punctuate


    • UK IPA: /ˈpʌŋktjuːeɪt/


    From Medieval Latin punctuare ("to mark with points"), from Latin punctus, perfect passive participle of pungō ("I prick, punch"); see point, and compare punch and punctate.

    Full definition of punctuate


    1. to add punctuation toThat occurrence of "its" needs to be punctuated.
    2. to add or to interrupt at regular intervalsThe pristine lawn was punctuated only by the single apple tree in the centre.
    3. to emphasize, to stress
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