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verb [transitive] note pronunciation in British English /nəʊt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theynote
he/she/itnotes
present participlenoting
past tensenoted
past participlenoted
  1. 1
    formal to notice or realize something
    Liz noted the changes with satisfaction.
    Some differences have been noted.
    note that: Please note that all travellers must have a valid passport.
    it is important/interesting to note that: It is interesting to note that government money was used to fund the schemes.
  2. 2
    [often passive] formal to mention something
    The growth of trade was noted in the last chapter.
    As noted earlier, his plans were rejected.
  3. 3

    note

    or

    note down

    to write something down so that you will have a record of it
    Isabel noted the details in her diary.
    Her answers were noted down on the chart.
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