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note

noun (WRITING)    /nəʊt/ US  /noʊt/
A1 [C] a short piece of writing: He left a note to say he would be home late. There's a note pinned to the door saying when the shop will open again.Letters, notes and cardsPaper and stationeryPieces of writing B2 [C] a short explanation or an extra piece of information that is given at the bottom of a page, at the back of a book, etc.: For a further explanation see Note 3. → See also footnoteInformation and messages notes A2 [plural] information written on paper: The wind blew my notes all over the room. The journalist took notes throughout the interview.Information and messages
(Definition of note noun (WRITING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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