a preposition forming part of a title of nobility or surname, as French de or German von.
a preposition, such as French de or German von, occurring as part of a title or surname: Marquis de Sade
[noh-bil-i-tee] /noʊˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun, plural nobilities. 1. the class or the body of in a country. 2. (in Britain) the peerage. 3. the state or quality of being . 4. nobleness of mind, character, or spirit; exalted moral excellence. 5. grandeur or magnificence. 6. birth or rank. /nəʊˈbɪlɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. a socially […]
[noh-bil] /ˈnoʊˌbɪl/ verb (used with object), Law. 1. to fail to indict (a person): The grand jury no-billed the two officers in the slaying. noun, Law. 1. a failure to indict.
[awr-ah proh noh-bis, ohr-ah] /ˈɔr ɑ proʊ ˈnoʊ bɪs, ˈoʊr ɑ/ Latin. 1. pray for us. [see-koo t pah-tri-boo s, sit de-oo s noh-bis; English sik-uh t pa-truh-buh s, sit dee-uh s noh-bis, dey-uh s] /ˈsi kʊt ˈpɑ trɪˌbʊs, sɪt ˈdɛ ʊs ˈnoʊ bɪs; English ˈsɪk ət ˈpæ trə bəs, sɪt ˈdi əs ˈnoʊ bɪs, […]
[noh-buh l] /ˈnoʊ bəl/ adjective, nobler, noblest. 1. distinguished by rank or title. 2. pertaining to persons so distinguished. 3. of, belonging to, or constituting a hereditary class that has special social or political status in a country or state; of or pertaining to the aristocracy. Synonyms: highborn, aristocratic; patrician, blue-blooded. Antonyms: baseborn, lowborn; common, […]