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footnote

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noun foot·note \-ˌnōt\

Definition of footnote

  1. 1 :  a note of reference, explanation, or comment usually placed below the text on a printed page

  2. 2 a :  one that is a relatively subordinate or minor part (as of an event, work, or field) <a movement now regarded as a footnote to architectural history> b :  commentary 3a

Examples of footnote in a sentence

  1. a movement now regarded as a footnote to history

1607

First Known Use of footnote

1607


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footnote

verb foot·note

Definition of footnote

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to furnish with a footnote :  annotate

1864

First Known Use of footnote

1864


FOOTNOTE Defined for English Language Learners

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footnote

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noun foot·note \-ˌnōt\

Definition of footnote for English Language Learners

  • : a note with added information that is placed below the text on a printed page

  • : someone or something that is remembered or regarded as a minor or unimportant part of an event, work, etc.


FOOTNOTE Defined for Kids

footnote

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noun foot·note \ˈfu̇t-ˌnōt\

Definition of footnote for Students

  1. :  a note at the bottom of a page


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