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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ques′tion mark`(n.)

  1. Ref: Also called interrogation point.

  2. something unanswered or unknown.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. question mark, interrogation point(noun)

    a punctuation mark (?) placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a question

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. question mark(noun)ˈkwɛs tʃə nə bəl

    the written mark (?), indicating that what comes before it is a question


  1. question mark(Noun)

    The punctuation mark u201C?u201D, used at the end of a sentence to indicate a question.

  2. question mark(Noun)

    doubt or uncertainty


  1. Question mark

    The question mark, is a punctuation mark that replaces the full stop at the end of an interrogative sentence in English and many other languages. The question mark is not used for indirect questions. The question mark character is also often used in place of missing or unknown data. In Unicode, it is encoded at U+003F ? question mark.

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question mark

used in writing to indicate a question.

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