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 for notable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Notable \Not"a*ble\, a. [F. notable, L. notabilis, fr. notare to
     mark, nota mark, note. See 5th Note.]
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     1. Capable of being noted; noticeable; plain; evident.
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     2. Worthy of notice; remarkable; memorable; noted or
        distinguished; as, a notable event, person.
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     Note: Notable in the sense of careful, thrifty, characterized
           by thrift and capacity (as, a notable housekeeper) is
           pronounced by many good orthoepists, n[o^]t"[.a]*b'l,
           the derivatives notableness, and notably, being also
           similarly pronounced with short o in the first
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     3. Well-known; notorious. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Notable \Not"a*ble\ (n[=o]t"[.a]*b'l), n.
     1. A person, or thing, of distinction.
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     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.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: worthy of notice; "a noteworthy advance in cancer
             research" [syn: noteworthy, notable]
      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, notable,
         noted, renowned]
      n 1: a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host
           to a large gathering of luminaries" [syn: luminary,
           leading light, guiding light, notable, notability]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  183 Moby Thesaurus words for "notable":
     Establishment, VIP, acclaimed, appalling, arrant, astonishing,
     baron, big, big boy, big bug, big cheese, big chief, big gun,
     big man, big name, big noise, big shot, big wheel,
     big-time operator, big-timer, bigwig, blatant, bold, brass,
     brass hat, celebrated, celebrity, character, chief, conspicuous,
     constellation, cynosure, czar, different, dignitary, dignity,
     distinctive, distinguished, egregious, elder, eminence, eminent,
     eminently, esteemed, estimable, exceedingly, exceptional,
     exceptionally, extraordinary, extremely, fabled, fabulous, famed,
     famous, fantastic, far-famed, far-heard, fat cat, father, figure,
     flagrant, folk hero, formidable, galaxy, glaring, great, great gun,
     great man, greatly, hanging out, heavyweight, hero, heroine,
     high-muck-a-muck, highly, his nibs, honored, hugely, idol,
     illustrious, immortal, important, important person, in relief,
     in the foreground, incredible, interests, king, leader, legendary,
     light, lion, lords of creation, luminaries, luminary, magnate,
     man of mark, marked, marvelous, master spirit, matchless,
     memorable, mogul, much acclaimed, mugwump, mythical, nabob, name,
     noble, notability, noted, noteworthy, noticeable, notorious,
     observable, obtrusive, of mark, of note, ostensible, outstanding,
     panjandrum, peerless, person of note, person of renown, personage,
     personality, pillar of society, pleiad, pop hero, popular,
     popular hero, popular idol, pot, power, power elite, prestigious,
     prince, prominent, pronounced, public figure, rare, recollectable,
     red-letter, remarkable, remarkably, rememberable, renowned,
     reputable, rubric, ruling circle, sachem, salient, signal,
     singular, social lion, somebody, something, special, star, staring,
     stark-staring, sticking out, striking, strikingly, superior,
     superstar, talked-about, talked-of, telling, the great, the top,
     top brass, top people, tycoon, uncommon, unforgettable, unmatched,
     unparalleled, unusual, very important person, well-known,
     wonderful, worthy

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