nota bene

Latin phrase
no·​ta be·​ne | \ ˌnō-tə-ˈbē-nē How to pronounce nota bene (audio) , -ˈbe- How to pronounce nota bene (audio) \

Definition of nota bene

used to call attention to something important

First Known Use of nota bene

circa 1721, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nota bene

Latin, mark well

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“Nota bene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nota%20bene. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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