Explanatory notations, attached to a document (such as a financial statement) that disclose or record important information and are considered an integral part of the document. Also called footnotes. See also note.

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  • You should always try and take good notes if you are in an important meeting so you remember the most important things.

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  • Dave kept copious notes on where the money in the accounts had come from, knowing the auditor would be particularly keen on reading them.

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  • The secretary prepared her notes from the company's annual finance meeting to share with her boss after he returned from vacation.

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