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noble

adjective  us   /ˈnoʊ·bəl/

noble adjective (MORAL)

having or showing high moral qualities or character: It was a noble effort to achieve a peaceful settlement to the conflict.

noble adjective (HIGH RANK)

[not gradable] having a high social rank, esp. from birth: a noble family related to the queen

noble

noun [C]  us   /ˈnoʊ·bəl/

noble noun [C] (PERSON OF HIGH RANK)

a person of high social rank, esp. from birth
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