no·​ta·​bly ˈnō-tə-blē How to pronounce notably (audio)
: in a notable manner : to a high degree
was notably impressed
: especially, particularly
other powers, notably Britain and the United StatesC. A. Fisher

Example Sentences

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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of notably was in the 14th century

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“Notably.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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