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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.
(Definition of asterisk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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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.
(Definition of asterisk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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