suspension points

plural noun

Definition of suspension points

chiefly British
: usually three spaced periods used to show the omission of a word or word group from a written context

First Known Use of suspension points

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Suspension points.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suspension%20points. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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