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  • f.n. (abbreviation)


footnote (plural footnotes)

  1. A short piece of text, often numbered, placed at the bottom of a printed page, that adds a comment, citation, reference etc, to a designated part of the main text
  2. (by extension) An event of lesser importance than some larger event to which it is related


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footnote (third-person singular simple present footnotes, present participle footnoting, simple past and past participle footnoted)

  1. To add footnotes to a text; to annotate

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