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What are the most common symbols or words used after difficult words in a text to refer a reader to a glossary for a definition?

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  • I've mostly seen: *, #, ▫. Commented Sep 23, 2013 at 10:51
  • You can put a * symbol in front of the word and at the end of the text mention a note that : * Please refer glossary for definition
    – Sweet72
    Commented Sep 23, 2013 at 12:43
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    Hugely related question: Footnote symbol sequence
    – Andrew Leach
    Commented Sep 23, 2013 at 13:41
  • You can put a * symbol in front of the word and at the end of the text mention a note that : * Please refer glossary for definition
    – Sweet72
    Commented Sep 25, 2013 at 14:19

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I've seen people using

Superscript [1], [2]...if there is more than one, and the information can be in the footnote or glossary.

Or parenthesis (refer to glossary)

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