explanatory comment
index note (brief comment)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • comment — commentable, adj. commenter, n. /kom ent/, n. 1. a remark, observation, or criticism: a comment about the weather. 2. gossip; talk: His frequent absences gave rise to comment. 3. a criticism or interpretation, often by implication or suggestion:… …   Universalium

  • comment — com•ment [[t]ˈkɒm ɛnt[/t]] n. 1) a remark, observation, or criticism: a comment about the weather[/ex] 2) gossip; talk: His absence gave rise to comment[/ex] 3) a criticism or interpretation, often by implication or suggestion: The play is a… …   From formal English to slang

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  • comment — /ˈkɒmɛnt / (say koment) noun 1. a note in explanation, expansion, or criticism of a passage in a writing, book, etc.; an annotation. 2. explanatory or critical matter added to a text. 3. a remark, observation, or criticism. –verb (i) 4. to write… …   Australian English dictionary

  • comment — com·ment || kÉ’ment n. remark; explanatory note; explanation; response v. make a remark; write an explanatory note; explain …   English contemporary dictionary

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