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English definition of “memorable”


adjective  /ˈmem·ər·ə·bəl/ us  
likely to be remembered or worth remembering: a memorable song/story Dizzy Dean was one of baseball’s most memorable personalities.
adverb  /ˈmem·ər·ə·bli/ us  
The part was played memorably by Humphrey Bogart.
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