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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A punctuation mark placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations.

Usage examples (45)
  • The sentence doesn't end until the period is placed at the end.
  • Death put a period to his endeavors
  • A change soon put a period to my tranquility
  • In England they call a period a stop for more
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