Definition Colon

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Definition

the colon (body): the part of the large intestine connected to the rectum
noun

a colon (writing): the punctuation mark ":"
noun
You should add a colon here if you are going to add an example.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I think I use too many colons in my writing: do you agree?
US: My colon hurts.

Examples

  • "She recently had colon surgery."
  • "I sincerely hope that you have fully recovered from your recent colon surgery."

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