HyperDic: inverted_comma

English > 1 sense of the expression inverted comma:
NOUNcommunicationinverted comma, quotation mark, quotea punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
English > inverted comma: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else.
Synonymsquotation mark, quote
Narrowerdouble quotesA pair of quotation marks
scare quoteThe use of quotation marks to indicate that it is not the authors preferred terminology
single quoteA single quotation mark
Broaderpunctuation, punctuation markThe marks used to clarify meaning / meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
Spanishcomillas
Catalancitació, cometa, cometes

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