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FoE is corrupt in a noble cause. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is a noble cause but a quid to watch a nativity play still seems a bit on the steep side. The Sun (2016)Rich grocers shared women and champagne with men of noble birth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But there is something more noble going on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The noble families grew rich on the coal that lay under their feet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What noble cause is advanced by robbing this young woman of her life? The Sun (2015)The free movement of people is a noble ideal. The Sun (2015)He is committed to the noble cause of getting more students from poorer backgrounds into higher education. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So much for the noble art. The Sun (2013)Some people call it noble discontent. Christianity Today (2000)Since then, the office has always been held by one of noble or royal birth. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)Europe's noble and rich followed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To the east there is a view over low rolling landscape and all around there are pretty villages, noble churches and grand houses to explore. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Great nobles vied to hold his candle, take off his night gown, bring his chamber pot or pass him his shirt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: noble ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is a noble person, you admire and respect them because they are unselfish and morally good.
He was an upright and noble man who was always willing to help in any way he could.
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