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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Notable  \Not"a*ble\,  a.  [F.  notable,  L.  notabilis,  fr  notare  to 
  mark,  nota  mark,  note.  See  5th  {Note}.] 
  1.  Capable  of  being  noted;  noticeable;  plan  evident. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Notable  \Not"a*ble\,  n. 
  1.  A  person,  or  thing  of  distinction. 
  2.  (French  Hist.)  One  of  a  number  of  persons,  before  the 
  revolution  of  1789,  chiefly  of  the  higher  orders 
  appointed  by  the  king  to  constitute  a  representative  body. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  worthy  of  notice;  "a  noteworthy  advance  in  cancer  research" 
  [syn:  {noteworthy}] 
  2:  widely  known  and  esteemed;  "a  famous  actor";  "a  celebrated 
  musician";  "a  famed  scientist";  "an  illustrious  judge";  "a 
  notable  historian";  "a  renowned  painter"  [syn:  {celebrated}, 
  {famed},  {far-famed},  {famous},  {illustrious},  {noted},  {renowned}] 
  n  :  a  celebrity  who  is  an  inspiration  to  others  "he  was  host  to 
  a  large  gathering  of  luminaries"  [syn:  {luminary},  {leading 
  light},  {guiding  light},  {notability}] 

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