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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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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. But in terms of an inclusive companion, this is about as far as one can go in one volume.
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.
Last, but not least, are the foot notes. The notes that follow the financial statements should be read in conjunction with them.
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.
The text of the SAB, Turner notes, offers "basic guidance." But he also suggests you "carefully read the foot notes for detail about where decisions come from in the literature."
Many have comprehensive foot notes and bibliographical references.
Modest in dimensions, empirical in approach scrupulous in detail, and self-effacing in tone, Barr's book miraculously distilled an unruly genius into shining, lapidary clarity, right down to the bibliography, chronology, and foot notes, which told the rock-bottom truth and opened onto even further vistas.
Foot notes: from heel to toe The foot is a structural marvel, consisting fo some 28 bones laced together with layers of ligaments, tendons, and muscles.