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They could have been mere literary footnotes; instead this biography brings them to life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The footnotes at the bottoms of pages signal my broader inventions. HISTORY PLAY: The Lives and After-life of Christopher Marlowe (2004)Rare is the page without multiple footnotes. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)You don't have to resort to the art historical footnotes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Dover is the merest footnote in Olympic history. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sometimes you can make this acknowledgment in your text; sometimes you need to add a footnote. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)It gets a single passing reference in one footnote in the course of a book of 460 pages. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)A once dashing figure became a historical footnote. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The footnote lasts forty pages. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The court added one footnote. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The attack I survived was a mere footnote. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A good book footnotes its sources; so does a good sermon. Christianity Today (2000)If he were a beautiful loser, he would be a mere footnote, a curiosity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But here most people have barely heard of her and those who have often tend to dismiss her as a mere footnote to some better-known figures. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As for Tarleton, he was rapidly becoming a mere footnote in history. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)He's a footnote in history books, but a crucial player here. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was an ambitious and complex book, which included nearly 100 pages of footnotes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is more than 800 pages with another 100 pages of footnotes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We must be careful, in any alliance, that we do not become a footnote to our own project. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But I suspect that in 100 years that will only be a historical footnote. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is a book that reads like a long feature in a weekend magazine, with added footnotes, and this is intended as a compliment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So he could be forgiven for treating the MLS Cup final as a mere footnote to the end of an unforgettable career. The Sun (2009)At the weekend I was tidying up some footnotes for my book on conspiracy theories, which is to be published next spring. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'footnote'
British English: footnote NOUN
A footnote is a note at the bottom of a page in a book which provides more detailed information about something that is mentioned on that page.
Definition of footnote from the Collins English Dictionary
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