Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

notable | notably

notable
Meaning(s)
1) worthy of attention
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • a notable achievement
  • Analysis
    Something described as ‘notable’ is deemed to be worthy of attention or consideration. You might observe a ‘notable difference’ in something or someone or obtain a ‘notable achievement’. You will hear this used more in formal or professional contexts.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. She was a notable figure in the world of finance, with a network of contacts across many of the world's leading banking institutions.
    2. Considering how much they disliked each other, getting both sides to agree to a deal was a notable achievement for the mediator.
    3. The play was very boring. Nothing noteworthy happened during the whole two hours!
    4. Even though Claire didn't win the award, it is worth noting that she was by far the youngest nominee. She will definitely be one to look out for in the future.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The play was very boring. Nothing notable happened during the whole two hours!
    2. Her lack of enthusiasm when I was talking to her was notable. She didn't even try to hide that she was not interested.
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