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semicolon ( ; )
slash/solidus ( / )
space (   ) and interpunct ( · )

Other typographer’s marks

ampersand ( & )
asterisk ( * ) and asterism ( )
at-sign ( @ )
backslash ( \ )
bullet ( , more )
dagger ( )
degrees ( ° )
number sign ( # )
prime ( )
tilde ( ~ )
underscore ( _ )
vertical bar/pipe ( | )

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
asterisk

Plural
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asterisk ({{{1}}})
  1. Symbol (*), used to highlight a particular word or sentence, often to indicate a footnote.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A blemish in an otherwise outstanding achievement.
    They came into the tournament highly ranked, but with a little bit of an asterisk as their last two wins had been unconvincing.
  3. (biology) Alternate of Asteriscus.
  4. (computing) A wildcard symbol.

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to asterisk

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to asterisk (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To mark with an asterisk symbol (*)



Danish

Noun

asterisk

  1. asterisk

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for asterisk Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative
Genitive

asterisk c.

  1. asterisk

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