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The character or sign (&) representing the word and.
[Alteration of and per se and, & (the sign) by itself (means) and.]
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(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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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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A character (&) used in printing and writing to represent “and.”
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|Noun||1.||ampersand - a punctuation mark (&) used to represent conjunction (and)|
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ampersand[ˈæmpəsænd] N → el signo & (= and)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
ampersand[ˈæmpərsænd] n → esperluette f
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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
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