notable Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"notable" in British English

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uk   /ˈnəʊ.tə.bl̩/  us   /ˈnoʊ.t̬ə-/
C1 important and ​deservingattention, because of being very good or ​interesting: a notable ​collection of ​rareplants Getting both ​sides to ​agree was a notable ​achievement. This ​attractivebuilding is ​particularly notable foritswoodland setting.
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notablenoun [C]

uk   /ˈnəʊ.tə.bl̩/  us   /ˈnoʊ.t̬ə-/ literary
an ​important or ​famousperson: Other notables among his ​pupils were the ​kings of Saudi Arabia and Thailand.
(Definition of notable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"notable" in American English

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 us   /ˈnoʊ·t̬ə·bəl/
important and ​deservingattention: She ​worked with many notable ​musicians.
adverb  us   /ˈnoʊ·t̬ə·bli/
Other ​sports have had ​workstoppages, most notably ​baseball.
(Definition of notable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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