/aenateyshan/ A remark, note, case summary, or commentary on some passage of a book, statutory provision, court decision, or the like, intended to illustrate or explain its meaning.
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Civil law.
An imperial rescript (see rescript) signed by the emperor. The answers of the prince to questions put to him by private persons respecting some doubtful point of law. Also summoning an absentee, and, as well the designation of a place of deportation.
Brief summaries of the law and facts of cases interpreting or applying statutes passed by Congress or state legislatures which are included (normally following text of statute) in annotated statutes or codes

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  • Annotation — bedeutet „Anmerkung“, „Beifügung“, „Hinzufügung“. In diesem Sinn haben Annotationen bei Stichworten, Begriffsklärungen oder ausführlichen Texten den Charakter der Erklärung beziehungsweise Ergänzung. Annotationen halten Dinge fest, die zwar nicht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • annotation — [ anɔtasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. adnotatio ♦ Note critique ou explicative qui accompagne un texte. ⇒ apostille, glose, remarque. Note de lecture qu on inscrit sur un livre. ● annotation nom féminin (latin adnotatio) Action de faire des remarques… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • annotation — an·no·ta·tion /ˌa nə tā shən/ n 1: a note added (as to a statute) by way of comment or explanation often furnishing summaries of relevant court decisions 2 cap: an informational and descriptive note or essay (as about a case or legal issue) esp.… …   Law dictionary

  • annotation — Annotation. s. f. v. Note un peu longue que l on fait sur un livre pour en éclaircir quelques passages douteux. Il a fait de belles annotations sur Homere, sur Virgile, sur Aristote, &c. Voyez son annotation sur un tel passage. Il signifie en… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Annotation — An no*ta tion, n. [L. annotatio: cf. F. annotation.] A note, added by way of comment, or explanation; usually in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • annotation — ANNOTATION. s. f. Note un peu longue que l on fait sur le texte d un Auteur pour en éclaircir quelques passages. Il a fait de belles annotations sur Homère, sur Virgile, sur Aristote, etc. [b]f♛/b] Il signifie, en termes de Pratique, l État et… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Annotatĭon — (v. lat. Annotatio) 1) Anmerkung; 2) (röm. Ant.), Eintragung des Abwesenden in das Klagprotokoll; 3) eigenhändig unterschriebenes Rescript des Fürsten. Annotator, Rechnungsführer in den Provinzen über die zu liefernden Gelder u. Früchte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Annotation — Annotation, Anmerkung; davon annotiren; Annotatum, Annotata, Angemerktes …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • annotation — (n.) mid 15c., from L. annotationem (nom. annotatio), noun of action from pp. stem of annotare to add notes to, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + notare to note, mark (see NOTE (Cf. note) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • annotation — gloss (see under ANNOTATE) Analogous words: commentary, comment, observation, note, *remark …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • annotation — [n] explanatory note comment, commentary, definition, elucidation, exegesis, explanation, explication, footnote, gloss, glossary, illustration, interpretation, note, observation; concepts 274,283 Ant. blank …   New thesaurus

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