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English definition of “mark”

mark

verb [T] (PIECE OF WORK)    /mɑːk/ US  /mɑːrk/
B2 to correct mistakes in and give points for a piece of work: I was up half the night marking exam papers.UK You'll be marked down (= given a lower mark) for poor spelling and punctuation.Marks and results
(Definition of mark verb (PIECE OF WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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