Footnote - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʊtnoʊt|  American pronunciation of the word footnote
Brit.  |ˈfʊtnəʊt|  British pronunciation of the word footnote

noun

- a printed note placed below the text on a printed page (syn: footer)

verb

- add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments (syn: annotate)

Examples

a movement now regarded as a footnote to history

There was an interesting footnote to the story.

The footnote refers to page 26.

Word forms

noun
singular: footnote
plural: footnotes
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