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"noble" in British English

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nobleadjective

uk   /ˈnəʊ.bl̩/  us   /ˈnoʊ-/

noble adjective (MORAL)

C1 moral in an ​honest, ​brave, and ​kind way: a noble ​gesture His ​followersbelieve they are ​fighting for a noble ​cause.

noble adjective (HIGH RANK)

C1 belonging to a high ​socialrank in a ​society, ​especially by ​birth: a noble ​family

noble adjective (CAUSING ADMIRATION)

causingadmiration because of a ​particularappearance or ​quality: a noble ​bearing/​gesture a ​building with a noble ​façade
nobly
adverb uk   us   /-bli/

noblenoun [C]

uk   /ˈnəʊ.bl̩/  us   /ˈnoʊ-/
a ​person of the ​highestsocialgroup in some ​countries
(Definition of noble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"noble" in American English

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nobleadjective

 us   /ˈnoʊ·bəl/

noble adjective (MORAL)

having or ​showing high ​moralqualities or ​character: It was a noble ​effort to ​achieve a ​peacefulsettlement to the ​conflict.

noble adjective (HIGH RANK)

[not gradable] having a high ​socialrank, esp. from ​birth: a noble ​familyrelated to the ​queen

noblenoun [C]

 us   /ˈnoʊ·bəl/

noble noun [C] (PERSON OF HIGH RANK)

a ​person of high ​socialrank, esp. from ​birth
(Definition of noble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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