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A comment is generally a verbal or written remark often related to an added piece of information, or an observation or statement. These are usually marked with an abbreviation, such as "obs." or "N.B."

Comment may refer to:

Computing and Internet[edit]


  • Public comment, a term of art used by various government agencies in the United States to refer to seeking oral or written comments
  • Obiter dictum, a remark or observation made by a judge that does not form a necessary part of the court's decision
  • Comments on proposed rules under the rulemaking process in United States administrative law


Publishing and media[edit]

  • Law review, a scholarly journal focusing on legal issues, normally published by an organization of students at a law school or through a bar association
  • Newspaper editorial, an opinion piece written by the senior editorial staff or publisher of a newspaper or magazine
  • Op-ed, a newspaper article that expresses the opinions of a named writer who is usually unaffiliated with the newspaper's editorial board
  • Peer review, the evaluation of work by people of similar competence to the producers of the work

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