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notable

adjective no·ta·ble \ ˈnō-tə-bəl , for sense 2 also ˈnä- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of notable

1 a : worthy of note : remarkable
  • a notable improvement
b : distinguished, prominent
  • a notable author
2 archaic : efficient or capable in performance of housewifely duties

notableness

noun

Examples of notable in a Sentence

  1. There are a few notable exceptions.

  2. a panel made up of notable authorities on the virus

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First Known Use of notable

14th century


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notable

noun no·ta·ble \ ˈnō-tə-bəl \

Definition of notable

1 : a person of note : notability
2 notables or Notables plural : a group of persons summoned especially in monarchical France to act as a deliberative body

Examples of notable in a Sentence

  1. The guest list included such notables as the President and First Lady.

  2. They introduced her to all the local notables.

Recent Examples of notable from the Web

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First Known Use of notable

1569


NOTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

notable

adjective

Definition of notable for English Language Learners

  • : unusual and worth noticing

  • : very successful or respected


notable

noun

Definition of notable for English Language Learners

  • : a famous or important person


NOTABLE Defined for Kids

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notable

adjective no·ta·ble \ ˈnō-tə-bəl \

Definition of notable for Students

1 : deserving special notice : remarkable
  • a notable sight
2 : very successful or respected : distinguished
  • a notable writer

notably

\-blē\ adverb
  • The team's star player was notably absent.

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notable

noun

Definition of notable for Students

: a famous person


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