how to pronounce punctuation

/ˌpʌŋk.tʃuˈɛɪ.ʃən/

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The above transcription of punctuation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

punctuation is pronounced in four syllables

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pʌŋktʃuɛɪʃən

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An example use of punctuation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… by the 3rd century BC punctuation in the …”

meanings of punctuation

noun:

  1. A set of symbols and marks which are used to clarify meaning in text by separating strings of words into clauses, phrases and sentences.
  2. An act of punctuating.

words with pronunciation similar to punctuation

fluctuation

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