Meaning of “memorable” in the English Dictionary

"memorable" in British English

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memorableadjective

uk /ˈmem.ər.ə.bəl/ us /ˈmem.ər.ə.bəl/

B2 likely to be remembered or worth remembering:

a memorable performance
a memorable tune
I haven't seen them since that memorable evening when the boat capsized.

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  • It was no dishonour to finish out of the medals in the most memorable 100 metres race ever seen.
  • The lavish production makes this musical truly memorable.
  • On this memorable occasion we salute the wonderful work done by the association.
memorably
adverb uk /ˈmem.ər.ə.bli/ us /ˈmem.ər.ə.bli/

The book includes a range of memorably eccentric characters.

(Definition of “memorable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"memorable" in American English

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memorableadjective

us /ˈmem·ər·ə·bəl/

likely to be remembered or worth remembering:

a memorable song/story
Dizzy Dean was one of baseball’s most memorable personalities.
memorably
adverb us /ˈmem·ər·ə·bli/

The part was played memorably by Humphrey Bogart.

(Definition of “memorable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)