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Footnote

An explanation of an item in a financial statement or of the financial statement generally. A footnote may expand upon the company's accounting methods, or it may show why a negative item is unlikely to be repeated. Footnotes are usually found at the end of financial statements; they are considered useful because they give more information than the financial statement itself does.

footnote

A detailed explanation of an item in a financial statement. Footnotes are nearly always located at the end of a statement. For example, a company is likely to attach footnotes to its annual report to expand on the depreciation and inventory valuation methods used by its accountants. Many financial analysts consider footnotes the most important information in an annual report. Also called note.
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FOOT NOTES Dancers Damian O'Kane and Bernadette Flynn will join Michael Flatley for new series
32 pages, ages 4 to 8), with panoramic paintings by Marcin Baranski, and a clever glossary of ballet terms called Foot Notes.
Inevitably with a synoptic approach, as here, some of the book is pretty dense, and in an ideal world one would have had so many more of the works that are referred to illustrated and far more foot notes.
Foot notes a trend toward commonality, including more joint and combined training and advanced distance learning.
In one of the foot notes accompanying the data, however, the department states, "Losses are total losses on claims where the presence of mold is known or alleged.
Then exfoliate the skin around your soles with a scrub like Philosophy Foot Notes, pounds 11 from Boots, which contains pumice to get rid of the dry skin.
But he also suggests you "carefully read the foot notes for detail about where decisions come from in the literature.