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English definition of “note”

note

noun
 
 
/nəʊt/
LETTER [C] A1 a short letter: He left a note on her desk. Did you get my note?Letters, notes and cardsPaper and stationery
INFORMATION [C] A2 words that you write down to help you remember something: She studied her notes before the exam. Let me make a note of (= write) your phone number. The doctor took notes (= wrote information) while my wife described her symptoms.Letters, notes and cardsPaper and stationeryPieces of writing
EXPLANATION [C] a short explanation or an extra piece of information that is given at the bottom of a page or at the back of a book: See note 3, page 37.Letters, notes and cardsPaper and stationeryPieces of writing
FEELING [no plural] a particular feeling or mood: a sad/serious/positive note His speech had just the right note of sympathy.Feelings - general words
MUSIC [C] a single musical sound or the symbol that represents itNotes of the musical scale
MONEY [C] UK (US bill) B1 a piece of paper money: a ten-pound noteForms of money and methods of payment
take note (of sth) to pay careful attention to something: Make sure you take note of what she says. Safety standards are being tightened. Employers, take note.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
sb/sth of note formal someone or something famous or important: A medieval church is the only monument of note in the town.ImportanceUseful or advantageous
(Definition of note noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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