Meaning of “noble” in the English Dictionary

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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

noblenoun [ C ]

us /ˈnoʊ·bəl/

noble noun [ C ] (PERSON OF HIGH RANK)

a person of high social rank, esp. from birth

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