notably

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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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Examples of notably in a Sentence

Several senior executives were notably absent from the proceedings. The film's plot was notably lacking.
Recent Examples on the Web Most notably there was the practice of separating parents from their children at the border, which the public may be surprised to understand is still ongoing. Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker, "An Immigration Attorney at the A.C.L.U. on Fighting Trump’s Asylum Ban," 17 Sep. 2019 Instead, the focus of Kelly’s ire was the officiating crew, most notably line judge James Andrick Jr. Kelly waved his arms. Mike Berardino, Indianapolis Star, "Brian Kelly: More explosive plays needed if Notre Dame is to stay with powerful Georgia," 14 Sep. 2019 The actress, 72, has faced mortality on screen numerous times, notably in the classic tearjerker Stepmom. Nigel Smith, PEOPLE.com, "Susan Sarandon Jokes She's 'Only Offered Films Where I'm Either Dying or Helping Someone Die'," 6 Sep. 2019 Most notably, however, was the omission of Manchester City defender Kyle Walker, who misses out to Wan-Bissaka and Kieran Trippier in the right-back role. SI.com, "Gareth Southgate Makes Surprise Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Claim After Call-Up to England Squad," 29 Aug. 2019 Most notably, Medici is a hotbed of thoughtful skepticism towards government, with managers and coders ranging from left-wing anarchists to free-market libertarians. David Z. Morris, Fortune, "A Spy in the House of Byrne—The Ledger," 26 Aug. 2019 Most notably, the co-starters at left guard are Emil Ekiyor Jr. (6-3, 327) and Neal (6-7, 360 pounds. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "Alabama practice report: Updating battles for starting jobs," 26 Aug. 2019 Paul and Lee notably were the only two senators to vote no on funding the bill. Emily Tillett, CBS News, "After hundreds of first responder deaths, Senate finally votes to reauthorize 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund," 24 July 2019 Williamson was notably out of shape during the NBA Summer League and injured his knee. Duane Rankin, azcentral, "Phoenix Suns: Why Devin Booker's name hasn't surfaced to join Team USA," 24 July 2019

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First Known Use of notably

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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25 Oct 2019

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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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