Definition of notable noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnəʊtəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnoʊtəbl//
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[usually plural] (formal) a famous or important person All the usual local notables were there. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, from Latin notabilis ‘worthy of note’, from the verb notare ‘to note, mark’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: notable

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