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English definition of “annotate”

annotate

verb [T]     /ˈæn.ə.teɪt/ formal
to add a short explanation or opinion to a text or drawing: Annotated editions of Shakespeare's plays help readers to understand old words.Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinionsWriting and typing annotation     /ˌæn.əˈteɪ.ʃən/ noun [C or U] The annotation of literary texts makes them more accessible. The revised edition of the book includes many useful annotations.Writing and typingDefining and explaining
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