Colons 

Use colons to introduce examples, explanations and specifications. In running text, a colon is preceded by a complete sentence; what follows it may or may not be a complete sentence, and may be a list or even a single word.

Exemple correcte University orientation provides a range of activities for new students: tours, workshops and social events.

Exemple correcte Research centres are facing a troubling situation: budgets are shrinking.

Exemple correcte They proposed the creation of a new post: unit coordinator.
Darrera actualització: 24-10-2017
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Recommended citation:
«Colons» [en línia]. A: Criteris de la Universitat de Barcelona (CUB). Style Guide. Barcelona: Universitat de Barcelona. Serveis Lingüístics. <https://www.ub.edu/cub/criteri.php?id=2288> [consulta: 18 maig 2021].