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Having importance or distinction.‘he had been a man of mark’
- ‘In 1607 he was apprenticed to his uncle Sir William Herrick, goldsmith, a man of mark who was MP for Leicester, owned land in 13 counties, and had been knighted in 1605.’
- ‘There was also the prospect of becoming a man of mark back home when the volunteer's term was up.’
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