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marking

[ mahr-king ]
/ ˈmɑr kɪŋ /
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noun
a mark, or a number or pattern of marks: birds with colorful markings.
the act of a person or thing that marks: the marking of papers.
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Origin of marking

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at mark1, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for marking

marking
/ (ˈmɑːkɪŋ) /

noun
a mark or series of marks
the arrangement of colours on an animal, plant, etc
assessment and correction of school children's or students' written work by teaching staff
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