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note

noun     /nəʊt/
[C] ( US usually bill) MONEY a piece of paper money : a €500 notein notes He gave me £ 100 in £10 notes. I had no change ; I only had notes. Can you change a €20 note?
[C] FINANCE a written agreement that one person , organization , etc. will pay a particular amount of money to another person , etc. by a particular date : The note for your loan comes due on 1 June . a two-year note
[C] COMMUNICATIONS a short letter , or something that you write down in order to remember something: send/write sb a note I'll send you a note about this but please do put it on your calendars .note to sb The bank said in a note to investors that the operation would make strategic sense . I got a note from the CEO congratulating me on the deal . I made a note to review the matter in a month's time .
[C] a short official document : They can get out of the requirement with a note from their doctor confirming their diagnosis . Please check the goods before signing the delivery note.
notes [plural] detailed information that you write down: take notes In any disciplinary meeting , it is always advisable to take notes.make notes I read through the notes I'd made at the conference . The keynote speaker gave his lecture without notes.
→ See also advice note, banknote, bond note, bought note, consignment note, contract note, convertible note, cover note, credit note, currency note, delivery note, demand note, dispatch advice, EMTN, floating rate note, loan note, noncallable notes, promissory note, prompt note, rail consignment note, revenue anticipation note, road consignment note, secured notes, senior notes, shipping note, shipping note, sick note, sold note, subordinated notes, tax anticipation note, Treasury note, unsecured notes, weight note
(Definition of note noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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