denote

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Denote is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

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Verb[change]

Plain form
denote

Third-person singular
denotes

Past tense
denoted

Past participle
denoted

Present participle
denoting

  1. (transitive) If x denotes y, x is a sign of or has the meaning of y.
    The term `sales mix' is used to denote the percentage of total sales of each product.
    In this text, ungrammatical sentences are denoted by an asterisk (*).

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