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adjective     notable pronunciation in British English
/ˈnəʊtəb(ə)l/
  1. unusual or interesting enough to be mentioned or noticed

    some of the most notable buildings of modern times

    notable for:

    1998 was notable for the fact that British teams performed badly.

    notable that:

    It was notable that he had grown thinner with age.

    a notable exception:

    Most people looked amazing, with the notable exception of Paul, who looked like a tramp.

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