punctuated

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Simple past tense and past participle of punctuate
Having punctuation
past of punctuate
{s} having punctuation marks; interrupted, cut off; emphasized, stressed
punctuated equilibrium
A theory of evolution holding that evolutionary change tends to be characterized by long periods of stability, or equilibrium, punctuated by episodes of very fast development
punctuated equilibrium
a theory of evolution holding that evolutionary change in the fossil record came in fits and starts rather than in a steady process of slow change
punctuate
vary; interrupt; give structure

The pristine lawn was punctuated only by the single apple tree in the centre.

punctuated.
punctuational
punctuate
If an activity or situation is punctuated by particular things, it is interrupted by them at intervals. The silence of the night was punctuated by the distant rumble of traffic
punctuate
{a} having spots or points
punctuate
insert punctuation marks into
punctuate
{f} add punctuation marks; interrupt, cut off; emphasize, stress
punctuate
insert punctuation marks into interrupt periodically; "Her sharp questions punctuated the speaker's drone
punctuate
by points or stops which mark the proper pauses in expressing the meaning
punctuate
interrupt periodically; "Her sharp questions punctuated the speaker's drone"
punctuate
Add punctuation to
punctuate
to stress, single out as important; "Dr Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
punctuate
To mark with points; to separate into sentences, clauses, etc
punctuate
vary; interupt; give structure
punctuated

    Turkish pronunciation

    pʌngkçueytîd

    Antonyms

    unpunctuated

    Pronunciation

    /ˈpəɴɢkʧo͞oˌātəd/ /ˈpʌŋkʧuːˌeɪtɪd/

    Etymology

    [ 'p&[ng]k-ch&-"wAt ] (verb.) circa 1818. Medieval Latin punctuatus, past participle of punctuare to point, provide with punctuation marks, from Latin punctus point.

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