Assembly of the Notables
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [noh-tuh-buh l]
    • /ˈnoʊ tə bəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [noh-tuh-buh l]
    • /ˈnoʊ tə bəl/

Definitions of assembly-of-the-notables word

  • noun assembly-of-the-notables a prominent, distinguished, or important person. 1
  • noun assembly-of-the-notables (usually initial capital letter) French History. one of a number of prominent men, usually of the aristocracy, called by the king on extraordinary occasions. Notables, Also called Assembly of the Notables. an assembly of high-ranking nobles, ecclesiastics, and state functionaries having deliberative but not legislative or administrative powers, convoked by the king principally in 1554, 1786, and 1788, in the lattermost year to establish the manner for selecting the States-General. 1
  • noun assembly-of-the-notables Obsolete. a notable fact or thing. 1
  • adjective assembly-of-the-notables worthy of note or notice; noteworthy: a notable success; a notable theory. 1
  • adjective assembly-of-the-notables prominent, important, or distinguished: many notable artists. 1
  • adjective assembly-of-the-notables Archaic. capable, thrifty, and industrious. 1

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Origin of assembly-of-the-notables

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
1300-50; Middle English notab(i)le < Latin notābilis. See note, -able

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This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 1% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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