NB

abbr.
1 US Nebraska (in official postal use).
2 New Brunswick.
3 no ball.
4 Scotland (North Britain).
5 nota bene.

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noun
a Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something
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the margins of his book were generously supplied with pencilled NBs

Syn: ↑nota bene, ↑N.B.
Hypernyms: ↑note, ↑annotation, ↑notation

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abbreviation
1. naval base
2. no ball
3. no bid
4. northbound
5. [Latin nota bene] note well; take notice

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1. New Brunswick, Canada (approved for postal use).
2. See nota bene.

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abbrev
1. Nebraska (US state; term not in official use)
2. New Brunswick (Canadian province)
3. North Britain or North British
4. Nota bene (Latin), note well or take notice (also nb)

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NB UK [ˌen ˈbiː] US [ˌen ˈbi] abbreviation
Etymology
From the Latin expression nota bene meaning ‘note well’.
used for saying you should pay particular attention to the information that follows
Thesaurus: expressions used for telling someone to pay attentionsynonym

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Nb (no period),
niobium (chemical element).
n.b.,
note well; observe carefully (Latin, nota bene)
N.B.,
1. New Brunswick.
2. note well; observe carefully (Latin, nota bene).
Usage N.B. The abbreviation of the Latin nota bene, meaning note well, is occasionally found in formal announcements: »

N.B. Members are to pay their dues not later than Monday, May 5.

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abbr.
New Brunswick (in official postal use)
nota bene; take special note (used to precede a written note)
Origin:

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(also N.B.) abbr
please note
— used in writing to tell the reader that something is important

NB: applications will not be accepted after May 5.

◇ The abbreviation NB comes from the Latin phrase “nota bene,” which means “mark well.”

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NB [NB] (BrE) (also N.B. US, BrE) [ˌen ˈbiː] [ˌen ˈbiː] abbreviation
used in writing to make sb take notice of a particular piece of information that is important (from Latin nota bene )

NB The office will be closed from 1 July.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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