Stet Definition & Meaning

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What does the Latin word 'stet' mean?

When was the first known use of the word 'stet'?

What are some common punctuation marks mentioned in the text?

What does the text suggest about less-common punctuation marks/word treatments?

What is the purpose of using square brackets or parentheses in quoted material?

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Learn about the meaning of 'stet' in the context of manuscript editing and printing. Discover its Latin origin and its use to direct the retention of words or passages in written material.

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