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semicolon

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Noun

Singular
semicolon

Plural
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semicolon ({{{1}}})
  1. (typography) The character ; used as a punctuation mark indicating a pause longer than the comma and shorter than a period/full stop.
    A semicolon is followed by an initial lower-case letter (unless for proper nouns).
  2. (typography) The character ; used in various ways in programming languages (for example, to mark the end of a statement in C).

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