denote

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

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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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