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punc•tu•ate



Pronunciation: (pungk'chOO-āt"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/punctuate.html on line 75 [key]
v., -at•ed, -at•ing.


v.t.
1. to mark or divide (something written) with punctuation marks in order to make the meaning clear.
2. to interrupt at intervals: Cheers punctuated the mayor's speech.
3. to give emphasis or force to; emphasize; underline.

v.i.
to insert or use marks of punctuation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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