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footnote

noun uk   /ˈfʊt.nəʊt/  us   /-noʊt/
[C] a note printed at the bottom of a page that gives extra information about something that has been written on that page [C usually singular] an event, subject, or detail that is not important: His tumultuous triumph five years ago now seems like little more than a footnote in history.
Translations of “footnote”
in Korean 주석…
in Arabic هامِش…
in Portuguese nota de rodapé…
in Catalan nota a peu de pàgina…
in Japanese 脚注…
in Italian nota a piè pagina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 註腳, 無足輕重的事件(或問題、細節)…
in Russian сноска…
in Turkish dipnot…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脚注, 无足轻重的事件(或问题、细节)…
in Polish przypis…
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