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footnote

foot·note

footnote

pronunciation:
fUt not
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a note at the foot of a page or the end of a chapter that provides a comment or reference on the above or foregoing text.
similar words:
annotation
definition 2: a minor or tangential comment, event, or the like, added on to the principal subject.
The incident was a footnote in history.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: footnoted, footnotes, footnoting
definition 1: to add a footnote to, or place a footnote in (a text).
He footnoted his paper thoroughly.
similar words:
annotate
definition 2: to refer to or document by a footnote.
You should footnote this quotation.
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