inverted comma definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British A quotation level.
    • A type of quotation level, denoted by ‘ (an "open inverted comma") or ’ (a "close inverted comma"). Frequently made use of rather than "inverted commas", that also means a "double design" inverted comma, denoted by “ ("open inverted commas") or ” ("close inverted commas"), in the uk.
    • a punctuation level accustomed attribute the enclosed text to someone else

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