See also: semi-colon

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From semi- +‎ colon.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌsɛmiˈkəʊlən/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛmikoʊlən/

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semicolon (plural semicolons or semicola)

  1. The punctuation mark ;.
    • 2021, Claire Cock-Starkey, Hyphens & Hashtags, Bodleian Library, page 28:
      The use of the semicolon has remained contentious and subject to fashion.

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