of note

of note

1. Important or significant. We only have a limited amount of time in which to conduct this meeting, so let's please stick to matters of consequence.
2. Famous. Once people found out my brother was a person of note, everyone suddenly wanted to be my friend. She was the only person of consequence at the party, so once she left, I felt there was no longer a reason to stay.
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someone of note

a person who is famous. We invited a speaker of note to lecture at the next meeting. The baseball player of note was inducted into the Hall of Fame.
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of note

Important, of distinction, famous, as in I have nothing of note to report, or The speaker was a man of note. This idiom uses note in the sense of "importance" or "fame." [Late 1500s]
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of ˈnote

(used after a noun) important or famous: The old theatre is one of the town’s few buildings of note.
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References in classic literature ?
Well, it was in Box Five one evening, I found a letter addressed to myself, a sort of note written in red ink.
Though students' deficiencies might be the result of ineffective or nonexistent training in notetaking behavior, another plausible explanation is that the classroom environment does not consistently prompt the behaviors necessary to produce a complete and accurate set of notes.
Users can review and sign their notes in real-time, eliminating the need for medical records personnel to track the progress of notes through the system.
8) Alternatively, Peracchi could have swapped promissory notes with a third party, contributing the note received in the swap, and then closing the loop with another exchange of notes.
The Federal Reserve received the currency notes estimated to be circulating within the United States, on average, more than twice during the year, so that the Reserve Banks receive and examine a number of notes equal to about 20 percent of the domestic circulation each month.
13) This may result partly from the habit of many people to save their pocket change at the end of the day, partly from the stock of uncollected coins in a larger number of vending machines, and partly from a tendency for banking and retail establishments to hold larger quantities of coins than of notes because of higher transportation costs.