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English definition of “mark sth down”

mark sth down

(RECORD) phrasal verb with mark     /mɑːk/ US  /mɑːrk/ verb
to write something on a piece of paper in order to make a record of it: I've marked down the number of each item sold. Look carefully at these questions and mark your answers down in the right-hand column.Writing and typing
(Definition of mark sth down (RECORD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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