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verb [transitive]     note pronunciation in British English
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present tense
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 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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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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