AskDefine | Define renowned

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renowned adj : widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter" [syn: celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted]

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Adjective

  1. Famous, celebrated, or well-known.
    a world-renowned flautist

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Renown is fame. The word may also refer to:

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