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Miscellaneous written symbols

arrow

noun

a sign that looks like an arrow ➡, used for showing people which direction to go in, or where to look for something

asterisk

noun

the symbol *. In a piece of writing, an asterisk is used after a word or phrase to show that more information is given in a footnote.

©

a symbol meaning ‘copyright’

caret

noun

the symbol ^ used when correcting texts to show where punctuation is missing

check

noun

a tick for showing that something is correct

checkmark

noun

the symbol that you write next to an answer to show that it is correct, or next to something on a list to show that it has been done

cross

noun

the symbol X

cross

noun

used for showing your choice on a written list of choices

cross

noun

used for showing that an answer is wrong

dollar sign

noun

the symbol $, used to show that an amount is in dollars

hieroglyphics

noun

written words or symbols that are difficult to read or understand

ideogram

noun

a written sign or symbol, such as those used in Chinese and Japanese writing, that represents an idea or a thing

ideogram

noun

a written symbol that represents a word, for example % represents ‘per cent’

mark

noun

a printed or written symbol that is not a letter or a number

mark

noun

the symbol X that someone who does not know how to write puts instead of their name on a document

pound sign

noun

the symbol £

pound sign

noun

a hash (#)

tick

noun

the symbol ✓ that you write next to an answer to show that it is correct, or next to something on a list to show that it has been done

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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