nota bene

[noh-tah be-ne; English noh-tuh bey-nee, ben-ee, bee-nee]
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British Dictionary definitions for nota bene

nota bene

  1. note well; take noteAbbreviation: NB, N.B., nb, n.b.
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Word Origin and History for nota bene

"mark well, observe particularly," c.1721, from Latin nota, second person singular imperative of notare "to mark" (see note (v.)) + bene "well" (see bene-). Often abbreviated N.B.

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