Translingual
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Description
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The divisionminus sign: a dash (commonly horizontal) between two dots, that is more distinct from a hyphen than is the common anglophone minus sign ⟨−⟩. In some scribal traditions, in its use as a minus sign it is set at an angle, ⟨⁒⟩ (the 'commercial minus sign').
÷
 (mathematics, especially Anglophone countries) division
 6 ÷ 2 = 3
 (mathematics, nonAnglophone countries) negative, minus
 ÷50% (meaning a 50% reduction)
Quotations
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For quotations using this term, see Citations:÷.
Synonyms
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 − (minus sign)
 ∕ (division sign)
 : (division sign)
Antonyms
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Presentations of ➗︎
Text style 
Emoji style


➗︎ 
➗️

Note: Character's appearance may be different on each system. Text style is forced with ︎ and emoji style with ️

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