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English definition of “notation”

notation

noun [C or U]     /nəʊˈteɪ.ʃən/ US  /noʊ-/
a system of written symbols used especially in mathematics or to represent musical notes : musical / scientific notation Did you write things out in standard notation?Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsLettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
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