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punctuation in Grammar topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpunctuationpunc‧tu‧a‧tion /ˌpʌŋktʃuˈeɪʃən/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SLGthe marks used to divide a piece of writing into sentences, phrases etc
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punctuationThe recognition system was also extended to allow punctuation marks, digits and other non-alphabetic characters in certain situations.Active verbs, numerical values, abbreviations and punctuation are to be avoided.She made four mistakes in grammar, capitalization and punctuation.Reading is much more than letter-by-letter decoding; writing is much more than spelling and punctuation.Checking for punctuation and small mistakes cutting the pieces.Credit will be given for the appropriate use of complex sentences, punctuation and vocabulary, and for grammatical accuracy.The most obvious difference between quotation and paraphrase in these examples is the punctuation which separates a quotation from the surrounding material.Baghdad's Babil daily put the punctuation marks above published excerpts from a U.S.