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Pronunciation : Not"a*ble
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [F. notable, L. notabilis, fr. notare to mark, nota mark, note. See 5th Note.]
Definition : 1. Capable of being noted; noticeable; plan; evident.

2. Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished; as, a notable event, person.

Note: Notable in the sense of careful, thrifty, characterized by thrift and capacity (as, a notable housekeeper) is pronounced by many good orthoëpists, nôt"a*b'l, the derivatives notableness, and notably, being also similarly pronounced with short o in the first syllable.

3. Well-known; notorious. [Obs.] Chaucer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Not"a*ble
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. A person, or thing, of distinction.

2. (French Hist.)

Defn: 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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