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  1. period, point, full stop, stop, full point(noun)

    a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

    "in England they call a period a stop"

    hitch, occlusion, plosive, spot, menses, halt, catamenia, dot, period of time, stop, head, gunpoint, peak, flow, plosive speech sound, diaphragm, point, point in time, blockage, percentage point, breaker point, catch, full point, stop consonant, block, menstruation, time period, stopover, layover, level, occlusive, stage, degree, pointedness, stoppage, arrest, period, power point, stay, detail, decimal point, distributor point, item, plosive consonant, geological period, compass point, menstruum, tip, closure, check


  1. full stop(noun)

    period, point, dot

  2. full stop(interjection)

    Used to emphasize the end of an important statement or point when speaking.

    We need more people to join IRC, full stop.

    period, point, dot

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  1. Ken Cuccinelli:

    We're talking only about violent rioters. We're not talking about actual protesters. We're not seeking to interfere at all with anyone peacefully expressing themselves - period, full stop.

  2. Neil Bradley:

    There are some members who, by their actions will have forfeited the support of the US Chamber of Commerce. Period. Full stop.

  3. Jeffrey Towson:

    Zhang Yiming owns it, full stop. Legalese is not going to change that.

  4. Man Kaur:

    I’m going to run again, I’m not going to give up, i will participate, there’s no full stop.

  5. Brian Patten, Schoolboy (1990):

    Death is the only grammatically correct full stop…

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