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Borrowed from Medieval Latin punctuatio, punctuationem (a marking with points, a writing, agreement), from punctuare (to mark with points, settle); see punctuate.

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punctuation (countable and uncountable, plural punctuations)

  1. A set of symbols and marks which are used to clarify meaning in text by separating strings of words into clauses, phrases and sentences.
  2. An act of punctuating.

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