AskDefine | Define notability

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notability n : a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries" [syn: luminary, leading light, guiding light, notable]

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  1. The quality or state of being notable or eminent
  2. A notable or eminent person


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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