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Auslan SignbankDictionary#3606 apostrophe
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As a Noun: 1. A symbol written before or after an 's' at the end of a word to indicate that what follows belongs to or relates to the word, as in 'the cat's whiskers'. English = apostrophe. 2. A mark written to indicate that one or more letters have been omitted from a word, as in 'can't and 'he'll'. English = apostrophe.