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am·per·sand

 (ăm′pər-sănd′)
n.
The character or sign (&) representing the word and.

[Alteration of and per se and, & (the sign) by itself (means) and.]

ampersand

(ˈæmpəˌsænd) or

amperzand

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the character (&), meaning and: John Brown & Co.
[C19: shortened from and per se and, that is, the symbol & by itself (represents) and]

am•per•sand

(ˈæm pərˌsænd)

n.
a character or symbol (&) for and, as in Smith & Jones, Inc.
[1820–30; contraction of and per se and literally, (the symbol) & by itself (stands for) and]

ampersand

A character (&) used in printing and writing to represent “and.”
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ampersand - a punctuation mark (&) used to represent conjunction (and)ampersand - a punctuation mark (&) used to represent conjunction (and)
punctuation mark, punctuation - the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
Translations

ampersand

[ˈæmpəsænd] Nel signo & (= and)

ampersand

[ˈæmpərsænd] nesperluette f

ampersand

nEt-Zeichen f, → Und-Zeichen nt

ampersand

[ˈæmpəˌsænd] n"e" f commerciale
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