Significado de “asterisk” - Diccionario inglés

asterisk en inglés británico

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asterisknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæs.tər.ɪsk/ us /ˈæs.tɚ.ɪsk/

the symbol * , used to refer readers to a note at the bottom of a page of text, or to show that a letter is missing from a word:

Sometimes taboo words are written with asterisks to avoid causing offence.

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asteriskverb [ T ]

uk /ˈæs.tər.ɪsk/ us /ˈæs.tɚ.ɪsk/

to write an asterisk next to something:

I have asterisked the books that are essential reading for the course.

(Definición de asterisk de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

asterisk en inglés americano

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asterisknoun [ C ]

us /ˈæs·tərˌɪsk/

a symbol (*) shaped like a star

Note: Asterisks are usually used to show that additional information is given at the bottom of a page of text.

(Definición de asterisk de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)