note
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (message)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He left a note on the fridge so he didn't forget to buy bread.Dejó una nota en el refrigerador para no olvidarse de comprar pan.
2. (written record)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I listened to what she said and took notes.Escuché lo que dijo y tomé notas.
b. el apunte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When he gave his speech he spoke without notes.Cuando dio su discurso, habló sin ayuda de apuntes.
3. (comment)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The notes at the bottom of the page refer to bibliographic sources.Las notas al pie de la página remiten a las fuentes bibliográficas.
b. la anotación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I left some notes in the margin of your work.Dejé anotaciones al margen de tu trabajo.
c. el comentario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The composer had left detailed notes on the manuscript.El compositor había dejado comentarios detallados en el manuscrito.
4. (music)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That note is too high for me.Esa nota es demasiado alta para mí.
5. (tone)
a. el dejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I detected a note of sadness in his voice.Noté un dejo de tristeza en su voz.
b. el deje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was a note of resignation in his reply.Había un deje de resignación en su respuesta.
6. (flavor or scent)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's a subtle wine with notes of vanilla and lemon.Es un vino sutil con notas de vainilla y limón.
7. (money) (United Kingdom)
a. el billete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I paid with a 20-pound note.Pagué con un billete de 20 libras.
8. (importance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Albert Einstein was a physicist of note.Albert Einstein fue un físico eminente.
His poems are worthy of note.Sus poemas son dignas de mención.
9. (attention)
a. nota
We have taken note of your comments and concerns.Hemos tomado nota de sus comentarios y preocupaciones.
10. (finance)
a. el pagaré
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have to wait six months to collect payment of the note.Tienes que esperar seis meses para cobrar el pagaré.
11. (official communication)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The government sent a note of protest to the ambassador.El gobierno le envió una nota de protesta al embajador.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
12. (to observe)
a. notar
I noted that they didn't greet each other.Noté que no se saludaron.
13. (to write down)
a. anotar
Interviewees' responses were noted.Se anotaron las respuestas de los entrevistados.
b. apuntar
Could you note the names of all the items?¿Podrías apuntar los nombres de todos los artículos?
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note
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (short letter, at foot of page, record)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(lecture) notesapuntes de clase
to take or make a note of somethingtomar nota de algo
to take note of something/somebodyfijarse en algo/alguien
2. (musical)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (fig)
a. el nota f, tono
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of doubt, anger)
on a lighter notepasando a cosas menos serias
4. (banknote)
a. el billete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
of noteexcepcional, destacable
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (notice)
a. notar
6. (mention)
a. señalar
7. (error, mistake)
a. advertir
8. (fact)
a. darse cuenta de
please note that…tenga en cuenta que…
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note [nəʊt]
noun
1 (written reminder, record) (short) nota (f)
keep a note of all your expenses detalla or anota todos tus gastos
to make or take a note of sth apuntar or anotar algo
she made a quick note of the address I knew that if I didn't make a note I'd lose the thought so I asked to borrow a pen take a note of your responses and turn to page 11
I must make a note to buy some more tengo que hacer una nota para que no se me olvide comprar más
notes apuntes (m); notas (f)
to speak from notes hablar con la ayuda de apuntes or notas
Speaking to Autocue, I should add, is a totally different technique to speaking from notes even though he was speaking from using notes, he still managed to omit several important points a professional speaker, using notes If you are using notes, don't be furtive about them. Audiences are used to seeing vips read speeches on television
to make notes hacer anotaciones
the interviewer made notes throughout the interview
to take notes tomar apuntes
some students didn't bother to take notes take notes during the consultation as the final written report is very concise she read the documents, taking careful notes
to speak without notes hablar sin la ayuda de apuntes or notas
to compare notes (about sth) intercambiar impresiones (acerca de algo)
we compared notes about our respective marriages compare notes and discuss what you have discovered the women were busily comparing notes on the Queen's outfit we'll both go out and do a few interviews, then compare notes afterwards compare notes with your child to see which she thinks is more fun
2 (on text) anotación (f); nota (f); (more detailed) comentario (m)
see note 16 on page 223 véase nota número 16 en la página 223; with an introduction and notes by ... con introducción y comentarios de ...
the margins are full of the composer's notes
author's note nota del autor
to put notes into a text "Notes on Gibbon" he's preparing notes on Byron for students
3 (letter, message) nota (f)
I left him a note saying where I was le dejé una nota diciéndole dónde estaba; just a quick note to tell you ... solo una nota para decirte que ...
drop me a note when you know the date to leave sb a note
4 (official, diplomatic) nota (f)
an official note from the government the formalities of recognition took place this afternoon in Moscow, when the Soviet foreign minister exchanged diplomatic notes with his Lithuanian and Estonian counterparts the FOreign Office has sent a formal diplomatic note to the Saudi Arabian authorities asking for details of investigations into the six Britons still missing
5 (tone) (gen) nota (f); (in voice) dejo (m); deje (m)
the only discordant note was the bad feeling between his two brothers la única nota discordante fue la animosidad entre sus dos hermanos; there was a note of nostalgia in her voice había un dejo or deje de nostalgia en su voz; there was a note of bitterness in her voice había cierto resentimiento en su voz
a note of nostalgia there was an unmistakable note of nostalgia in his voice as he spoke of it with a note of anxiety in his voice her voice held a note of desperation it was not difficult for him to catch the note of bitterness in my voice
the talks ended on a note of optimism las negociaciones se cerraron con una nota de optimismo
the 1980s/evening ended on a high note la década de los ochenta/la velada se cerró con un broche de oro
on a more positive note ... mirando el lado positivo ...
on an optimistic/positive note on a more serious note on a personal/practical note
to sound a note of caution llamar a la prudencia
the team captain sounded a note of caution. "I know we beat them in the first game, but they'll be fielding a stronger side tomorrow Dr Moira Brown, of the Medical Research Council's virology unit sounded a note of caution. "I am very anxious to avoid raising false hopes in people. It could take three years or more for a patent to be granted" Mr Steele sounded a note of caution about future performance, saying that if other retailers were forced to cut prices in the weeks leading up to Christmas, he might have to follow the report sounds a note of caution to future investors
he tried to strike a note of optimism in his speech intentó que su discurso sonara optimista
The Times struck a note of sobriety against the outbreak of alarm in the West at the time. "Fears of the Fall of Constantinople are exaggerated"
his speech struck the right/wrong note su discurso fue/no fue acertado
that word which still strikes a note of dread Jackson's claims have struck the wrong note with leading composer and pianist Richard Rodney Bennett the furniture strikes a traditional note, appropriate to its Edwardian setting
6 (Mús) (sound) nota (f); (key) tecla (f)
she has a deep voice and doesn't even try for the high notes the high/low notes the black/white notes to [give] the note to [hold] a note the singer must hold the note until the conductor signals a "cut" sign an unbroken voice which hit and held every note with perfect ease and clarity I detected a few [wrong] notes here and there
7 (bank note) billete (m)
a five-pound note un billete de cinco libras
there were notes to the value of 50,000 dollars they exchange travellers' cheques at different rates from notes promissory note, note of hand by the end of the month he would be in funds and they would square accounts at last - in the mean time /Wray would give him a note of hand/
8 (importance)
a writer/an artist of note un escritor/un artista destacado or de renombre
he was a mathematician and astronomer of note he was perhaps the first scholar of note to carry the new learning across the Pyrenees And though every historian of note who has dealt with the period has conclusively refuted one significant aspect of Hitler's assertions or another, few have bothered to try to put together the real story the first British scientist of note to become a government minister a politician of note
nothing of note nada digno de mención
they searched the area but found nothing of note there is nothing of note to report he has published nothing of note in the last 10 years
this is a first novel of some note esta es una primera novela que merece atención
Kurt Weill was by then a Broadway presence of some note
9 (notice)
to take note (of sth/sb)
the government should take note of this survey el gobierno debería tomar nota del resultado de esta encuesta; they will take note of what you say tendrán en cuenta lo que digas; people began to take note of him la gente empezó a tenerlo en cuenta or prestarle atención
take note of how your sister behaves - she sets a fine example only the critics took note of the book the difference showed in my results and my bosses took note of it he might take note that I wasn't always famous /bosses, take note/; you are about to learn what your secretary wants from her job we don't have as much money as a two-income household and, Mr Lamont please take note, we pay a higher proportion of income tax than a two-wage household.
worthy of note digno de mención
and here is a point worthy of note some events in the festival are worthy of note nevertheless, certain key changes are worthy of note
transitive verb
1 (observe)
note the statue by Rodin in the entrance hall tomen nota de or fíjense en la estatua de Rodin en el vestíbulo
note the use of alliteration in the first stanza note the time lapse between the theft and the murder
to note that notar que; she noted that his hands were dirty notó que tenía las manos sucias; se dio cuenta de que tenía las manos sucias; please note that there are a limited number of tickets les informamos que el número de entradas es limitado
at every stage people noted how painstaking he was about his work they noted that she showed no surprise at the news of the murder it is important to note that this was not considered a criminal offence note that the matter is not closed yet be aware of, understand it is interesting to note the origin of this word he failed to note the warning on the label
2 (point out)
the report notes that this trend is on the increase el informe señala or indica que esta tendencia se está extendiendo
3 (record officially) tomar nota de
your remarks have been noted hemos tomado nota de sus observaciones
the commitee noted that Mr Platt had failed to advise them of the letter we duly note [that] ...
4 (write down) anotar; apuntar
"today I had a visitor," she noted in her diary a policeman was noting the numberplates of passing cars he noted jokes he wanted to remember in a little black notebook
modifier
note issue (n) emisión (f) fiduciaria
between a fifth and a quarter of Hong Kong's coin and note issue circulates outside Hong Kong
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