W3 [rıˈma:kəbəl US -a:r-] adj
unusual or surprising and therefore deserving attention or praise
She has made remarkable progress.
a remarkable coincidence
remarkable feat/achievement/accomplishment
It's a remarkable achievement for the company.
it is remarkable that
It is remarkable that women did not have the vote until that time.
remarkable for
His drawings are remarkable for their accuracy.
He's a remarkable man .
see usage noteunusual

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