• (RP) IPA: /ˈpʌŋktjuːeɪt/
  • (America) IPA: [ˈpʌŋkʃuːeɪt]

punctuate (punctuates, present participle punctuating; past and past participle punctuated)

  1. (transitive) To add punctuation to.
    That occurrence of "its" needs to be punctuated.
  2. (transitive) To add or to interrupt at regular intervals.
    My father punctuated his tirade with thumps on the desk.
  3. (transitive) To emphasize; to stress.
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