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annotateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈæn.ə.teɪt/ formal
to ​add a ​shortexplanation or ​opinion to a ​text or ​drawing: Annotated ​editions of Shakespeare's ​playshelpreaders to ​understandold words.
annotation
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌæn.əˈteɪ.ʃən/
The annotation of ​literarytexts makes them more ​accessible. The ​revisededition of the ​bookincludes many ​useful annotations.
(Definition of annotate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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annotateverb [T]

 /ˈæn·əˌteɪt/
writing to ​addnotes or ​remarks on a ​piece of writingannotated bibliography An annotated ​bibliography is a ​list of ​books or ​articles with ​notes giving ​additionalinformation about each ​item.
(Definition of annotate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “annotate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…作注解, 给…加评注…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…作註解, 給…加評註…
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