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no·ta be·ne

 (nō′tə bĕn′ē, bē′nē)
Abbr. NB
Used to direct attention to something particularly important.

[Latin notā bene, note well : notā, sing. imperative of notāre, to note + bene, well.]
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nota bene

(ˈnəʊtə ˈbiːnɪ)
note well; take note. Abbreviation: NB, N.B., nb or n.b.
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no•ta be•ne

(ˈnoʊ tɑ ˈbɛ nɛ; Eng. ˈnoʊ tə ˈbɛn i, ˈbi ni)
note well.
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nota bene

A Latin phrase meaning note well, the full form of the abbreviation n.b., used to draw attention to something important .
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nota bene - a Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something; "the margins of his book were generously supplied with pencilled NBs"
annotation, notation, note - a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
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