(abbreviationn.b. or N.B.)
verb[in imperative] formal
Observe carefully or take special notice (used in written text to draw attention to what follows).
- It was not even Hitler, nota bene, who was analogous in Mrs. Woolf's mind to the domineering husband, but the man who proposed to stand up to Hitler.
- Many years ago, when the Lady Novelist (now nota bene a Professor in her own right) and I got married, some cousins of mine gave us a pair of Georgian spoons.
- Gentle reader, nota bene this post has footnotes.
Latin, literally 'note well!'.
Words that rhyme with nota beneRené
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Syllabification: no·ta be·ne
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