1 US Nebraska (in official postal use).
2 New Brunswick.
3 no ball.
4 Scotland (North Britain).
5 nota bene.
* * *nouna 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
* * *abbreviation1. naval base2. no ball3. no bid4. northbound
* * *1. New Brunswick, Canada (approved for postal use).2. See nota bene.
* * *abbrev1. Nebraska (US state; term not in official use)2. New Brunswick (Canadian province)3. North Britain or North British4. Nota bene (Latin), note well or take notice (also nb)
* * *NB UK [ˌen ˈbiː] US [ˌen ˈbi] abbreviationEtymologyFrom the Latin expression nota bene meaning ‘note well’.used for saying you should pay particular attention to the information that followsThesaurus: expressions used for telling someone to pay attentionsynonym
* * *Nb (no period),niobium (chemical element).n.b.,N.B.,1. New Brunswick.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.
* * *abbr.■ New Brunswick (in official postal use)■ nota bene; take special note (used to precede a written note)Origin:
* * *(also N.B.) abbrplease 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.”
* * *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.