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noun 
  1. Symbol (
    • ), used to highlight a particular word or sentence, often to indicate a footnote.
    • (context, sports, US) A blemish in an otherwise outstanding achievement.
They came into the tournament highly ranked, but with a little bit of an asterisk as their last two wins had been unconvincing.
  1. (biology) Alternate of Asteriscus.
  2. (computing) A wildcard symbol.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: asterisk , sterretje
  • French: astérisque
  • German: Sternchen
  • Italian: asterisco
  • Spanish: asterisco
verb 
  1. To mark with an asterisk symbol (
    • )
(Punctuation)
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