inverted comma meaning

  "inverted comma" in a sentence
Noun: inverted comma
Usage: Brit (=quotation mark)
  1. A punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
    - quotation mark, quote

Derived forms: inverted commas

Type of: punctuation, punctuation mark

Encyclopedia: Inverted comma

Examples

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  1. You have to use double inverted commas to identify specific phrases.
  2. The generic name is invalid, thus the inverted commas.
  3. :: " Viruses of the Mind " now in inverted commas.
  4. Until it receives a new name, zoological nomenclature requires the inverted commas.
  5. What we aspired to is not to ever put the play in inverted commas.

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