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English definition of “superscript”

superscript

noun [U], adjective uk   /ˈsuː.pə.skrɪpt/ us    /-pɚ-/
(a word, letter, number, or symbol) written or printed just above a word, letter, number, or symbol, usually in a smaller size: References to the notes are given in superscript.Printing and word processing
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