Definition of notable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnōdəb(ə)l/


Worthy of attention or notice; remarkable: the gardens are notable for their collection of magnolias and camellias the results, with one notable exception, have been superb
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  • It is notable that bargaining power is revealed not only in explicit negotiation but also implicitly.
  • A notable exception is the prominent role played by Jewish patrons of the arts.
  • He led us on a short guided walk round the ceremony, drawing our attention to notable people on the way.


(usually notables)
A famous or important person: businessmen and local notables
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  • Many of the dishes are named after local African-American notables.
  • The members of the ruling class, formerly citizen-soldiers, became local notables and loyal subjects of the emperor.
  • Not all the local notables were Puritan Parliamentarians.


Middle English: from Old French, from Latin notabilis 'worthy of note', from the verb notare 'to note, mark'.

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Syllabification: no·ta·ble

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