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mark

verb
 
 
/mɑːk/
HAPPEN [T] If an event marks the beginning, end, etc of something, it causes it, or happens at the same time as it: His death marks the end of an era in television.Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols
CELEBRATE [T] If you mark an occasion, you do something to celebrate it: They've declared Tuesday a national holiday to mark the 10th anniversary of Independence.Showing respect and admirationRemembering, reminding and reminders
SHOW A PLACE [T] B2 to show where something is by drawing or putting something somewhere: I've marked my street on the map for you.Showing and demonstrating
GIVE RESULTS [I, T] B2 to check a piece of work or an exam, showing mistakes and giving a letter or number to say how good it is: to mark essays Marks and results
DIRTY [T] to leave an area of dirt on somethingMaking things dirty and untidy
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