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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of annotare, from ad- 'to' + notare 'to mark'

annotate

verb
     
an‧no‧tate [transitive usually passive]
to add short notes to a book or piece of writing to explain parts of it:
an annotated edition of 'Othello'
annotation noun [uncountable and countable]

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