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jotverb [T]

 us   /dʒɑt/ (-tt-)
to write something ​quickly in a ​shortnote: [M] The ​guard jotted down the van’s ​licenseplatenumber.
(Definition of jot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"jot" in British English

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jotverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   /dʒɒt/  us   /dʒɑːt/ (-tt-)
to make a ​quickshortnote of something: Could you jot ​youraddress and ​phonenumber in my ​addressbook?
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jotnoun

uk   /dʒɒt/  us   /dʒɑːt/ informal
not a/one jot
not at all or not ​even a ​smallamount: Don't ​listen to her! There's not a jot of ​truth (= there is no ​truth) in what she's saying. None of the committee's ​proposals will ​matter a jot (= they will not ​matter) if no one ​readstheirreport.
(Definition of jot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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