Definition of notability in English:


Line breaks: not|abil¦ity
Pronunciation: /nəʊtəˈbɪlɪti

noun (plural notabilities)

[mass noun]
1The fact or quality of being notable: the village enjoys a notability out of all relation to its size
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  • The other notability is the low number of ‘partners’ among the dull old political straights.
  • The baby of producers Rick Berman and Brannon Braga, Enterprise isn't a new offering at the mature age of three seasons on-air, but it's taken a drastic change in tone that's enough to gain it notability.
  • Only recently has Cole, dubbed ‘the unknown Cole,’ begun to achieve significant notability on the jazz circuit.
1.1 [count noun] dated A famous or important person: a Fleet Street notability
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  • Handel or his librettist found the story in Plutarch's chronicles of Roman notabilities, which had been magnificently Englished, in the 17th century, by Sir Thomas North.

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