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Definition of Notable


  1. Capable of being noted; noticeable; plan; evident.
  2. Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished; as, a notable event, person.
  3. Well-known; notorious.
  4. A person, or thing, of distinction.
  5. One of a number of persons, before the revolution of 1789, chiefly of the higher orders, appointed by the king to constitute a representative body.

Notable Quotations

History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
B. C. Forbes

In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.
Thomas Carlyle

Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something.
E. M. Forster

The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.
Edward R. Murrow

But there has also been a notable increase in recent years of these applications by a much wider slice of psychotherapists - far greater interest than ever before.
Daniel Goleman
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Notable Translations

notable in German is bemerkenswert
notable in Hungarian is nevezetes
notable in Latin is notabilis

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