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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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commacom‧ma /ˈkɒmə $ ˈkɑːmə/ ●●○ noun [countable]  SLAthe mark (, ) used in writing to show a short pause or to separate things in a list inverted comma, punctuation mark
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commaThe 2 parameters should be separated by a comma or a hyphen.A hyphen is an acceptable alternative to a comma.A semicolon following a prompt string is an acceptable alternative to a comma.Unfortunately, most businesspeople go one of two ways-they either avoid commas completely or saturate every line.The next question is whether to use a colon, comma, or dash after the salutation.Now there is no more loneliness comma.Delete any extra spaces between the number and the comma. 11.I also saw two comma butterflies.
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