from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Used to direct attention to something particularly important.
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- n. By extension (both senses also rare and informal):
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Note well; mark carefully. Usually abbreviated N. B.
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- n. a Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something
Latin notā bene, note well : notā, sing. imperative of notāre, to note + bene, well.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Classical Latin notā bene ("note well"). See the Latin section’s etymology for further information. (Wiktionary)
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