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Definition of of mark in English:

dated Having importance or distinction: he had been a man of mark
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  • In 1607 he was apprenticed to his uncle Sir William Herrick, goldsmith, a man of mark who was MP for Leicester, owned land in 13 counties, and had been knighted in 1605.
  • There was also the prospect of becoming a man of mark back home when the volunteer's term was up.
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