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Meaning of “mark” - Learner’s Dictionary

mark

noun     /mɑːk/
AREA [C]
B2 an area of dirt, damage, etc that is left on something: You've got a black mark on your nose. He's left dirty marks all over the carpet.Dirt and untidiness
SCORE [C]
A2 mainly UK a number or letter that is written on a piece of work, saying how good the work is: She always gets good marks in English.Marks and results
LEVEL [no plural]
a particular level, degree, distance, etc: They've just passed the 5000m mark. Interest rates are somewhere around the seven percent mark.Measurements in generalQuality and standard
a mark of sth
a sign or proof that something exists: a mark of genius There was a minute's silence everywhere as a mark of respect.Showing and demonstratingProving and disproving
→  See also punctuation mark , quotation marks , leave/make your mark , On your marks. Get set. Go! , be wide of the mark
(Definition of mark noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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