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Flashcards - FTCE: Spelling, Capitalization & Punctuation

Flashcards - FTCE: Spelling, Capitalization & Punctuation
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consonants
In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract
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homonyms
In linguistics, a homonym is one of a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings, whether spelled the same or not
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capitalization
Capitalization, or capitalisation, is writing a word with its first letter as a capital letter and the remaining letters in lower case in writing systems with a case distinction
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semicolon
The semicolon or semi-colon is a punctuation mark that separates major sentence elements
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colon
The colon is a punctuation mark consisting of two equally sized dots centered on the same vertical line
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colon
The colon is a punctuation mark consisting of two equally sized dots centered on the same vertical line
semicolon
The semicolon or semi-colon is a punctuation mark that separates major sentence elements
capitalization
Capitalization, or capitalisation, is writing a word with its first letter as a capital letter and the remaining letters in lower case in writing systems with a case distinction
homonyms
In linguistics, a homonym is one of a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings, whether spelled the same or not
consonants
In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract
conjunctive adverb
A conjunctive adverb is an adverb that connects two independent clauses
homographs
A homograph is a word that shares the same written form as another word but has a different meaning
plural
The plural , in many languages, is one of the values of the grammatical category of number
serial comma
In English language punctuation, a serial comma or series comma is a comma placed immediately before the coordinating conjunction in a series of three or more terms
homophones
A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning, and may differ in spelling
contraction
A contraction is a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters and sounds

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