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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.]
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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]
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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]
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ampersand

A character (&) used in printing and writing to represent “and.”
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations

ampersand

[ˈæmpəsænd] Nel signo & (= and)
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ampersand

[ˈæmpərsænd] nesperluette f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ampersand

nEt-Zeichen f, → Und-Zeichen nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ampersand

[ˈæmpəˌsænd] n"e" f commerciale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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