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  1. 3

    mark down

    or

    mark off

    to give a student a lower grade for their work for a particular reason

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of mark down

  2. 4
    mainly British to intend or plan that a particular thing should happen to someone or something

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of mark down

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pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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