Main functions 

The semicolon is mainly used to join two complete sentences in a single sentence when (a) the two sentences are thought to be too closely related to be separated by a full stop and (b) there is no connecting word which would require a comma, such as and or but.

Exemple correcte The Governing Council agreed to the measure; the Student Council rejected it.
Darrera actualització: 24-10-2017
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Recommended citation:
«Main functions» [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=2298> [consulta: 7 maig 2021].