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1The fact or quality of being notable.‘the village enjoys a notability out of all relation to its size’noteworthiness, momentousness, memorability, impressiveness, extraordinarinessView synonyms
- 1.1 A famous or important person.‘I have met a number of new notabilities including Henry Moore, the sculptor’
celebrity, public figure, important person, vip, personality, personage, notable, dignitary, leading light, star, superstar, name, big name, famous name, household nameView synonyms
- ‘Handel or his librettist found the story in Plutarch's chronicles of Roman notabilities, which had been magnificently Englished, in the 17th century, by Sir Thomas North.’
- 1.1 A famous or important person.
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