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English definition of “noble”

noble

adjective (HIGH RANK)    /ˈnəʊ.bl̩/ US  /ˈnoʊ-/
C1 belonging to a high social rank in a society, especially by birth: a noble familyRoyalty, aristocracy and titles nobly     /-bli/ adverb Virtue and moral good
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