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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·men·tary /ˈkɑmənˌtɛri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·men·ta·ry n.; pl. Commentaries
 1. A series of comments or annotations; esp., a book of explanations or expositions on the whole or a part of the Scriptures or of some other work.
    This letter . . . was published by him with a severe commentary.   --Hallam.
 2. A brief account of transactions or events written hastily, as if for a memorandum; -- usually in the plural; as, Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is
          added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an
          extended comment on the proposal" [syn: comment]