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English definition of “mark”

mark

noun [C] (REPRESENTATION)    /mɑːk/ US  /mɑːrk/
C2 an action that is understood to represent or show a characteristic of a person or thing or feeling : He took off his hat as a mark of respect for her dead husband . It's the mark of a gentleman to stand up when someone enters the room . I'd like to give this bottle of wine as a mark of appreciation for all the work you've done for us.Showing and demonstratingTypifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
(Definition of mark noun (REPRESENTATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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