interrogation point

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interrogation point

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ques′tion mark`


n.
1. Also called interrogation point. a mark indicating a question: usu., as in English, the mark (?) placed after a question.
2. something unanswered or unknown.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.interrogation point - a punctuation mark (?) placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a questioninterrogation point - a punctuation mark (?) placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a question
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
point d’interrogation
References in classic literature ?
He is known about the ship as the "Interrogation Point," and this by constant use has become shortened to "Interrogation." He has distinguished himself twice already.