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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 no·ta·ble /ˈnotəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Not·a·ble a.
 1. Capable of being noted; noticeable; plain; evident.
 2. Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or distinguished; as, a notable event, person.
 Note:Notable in the sense of careful, thrifty, characterized by thrift and capacity (as, a notable housekeeper) is pronounced by many good orthoepists, the derivatives notableness, and notably, being also similarly pronounced with short o in the first syllable.
 3. Well-known; notorious. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]