no·​ta·​bly | \ ˈnō-tə-blē How to pronounce notably (audio) \

Definition of notably

1 : in a notable manner : to a high degree was notably impressed
2 : especially, particularly other powers, notably Britain and the United States— C. A. Fisher

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especially, particularly, specially, specifically



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Examples of notably in a Sentence

Several senior executives were notably absent from the proceedings. The film's plot was notably lacking.

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The book it's based on hasn't even come out, and many of the key decisions have yet to be announced, including the cast—notably, who will play high-profile personalities embroiled in the investigation, including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "A TV Show About the College Admissions Scandal Is in the Works," 10 May 2019 Since leaving, Nathan has gone on to pursue other TV series, including Big Mouth and, most notably, starring in The Rookie. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "All the 'Santa Clarita Diet' Season 4 Info You Need to Know After Finishing Season 3," 5 Apr. 2019 China’s extra tariff on U.S. cars could be canceled entirely if a deal is struck, which would be welcomed by Tesla and other auto makers which ship vehicles from the U.S. to China, notably BMW AG , Daimler AG and Ford Motor Co. Trefor Moss, WSJ, "First Tesla Model 3s Zoom Into China, Outracing Tariff Threat," 22 Feb. 2019 Most notably, the CRISPR co-inventors are also disturbed by He’s move. Julia Belluz, Vox, "Is the CRISPR baby controversy the start of a terrifying new chapter in gene editing?," 22 Jan. 2019 But Einstein’s theory made important predictions about black holes too, notably that a black hole can be completely defined by only three features: its mass, charge, and spin. Fox News, "Video from 2011 creates headaches for Sinema," 12 Oct. 2018 Most notably, there was the show's Season 8 premiere in Manhattan last Wednesday. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kit Harington and Rose Leslie Have a Sweet Night Out in NYC," 9 Apr. 2019 And, even more notably, the cast was different, too. Megan Stein, Country Living, "'Last Man Standing' Star Kaitlyn Dever Was Just Cast in a Major Movie," 15 Mar. 2019 Prince Harry was also in attendance, but notably without Meghan Markle by his side. Lindsay Schallon, Glamour, "Kate Middleton Had a Sweet Moment With the Queen at Easter Service," 21 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of notably

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of notably

: in a way that attracts or deserves attention
: especially or particularly

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