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notoriety

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnotorietyno‧to‧ri‧e‧ty /ˌnəʊtəˈraɪəti $ ˌnoʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  FAMOUSthe state of being famous or well known for something that is bad or that people do not approve ofof notoriety John is already a writer of some notoriety.gain/win/achieve notoriety (for something) The local church has gained notoriety for being different.
Examples from the Corpus
notorietyThis bloody action-comedy achieved notoriety because writer / director Robert Rodriguez made the film without studio help on a minuscule budget.No further fuel should be added to his notoriety.Salem's tourist industry plays on its notoriety for the witchcraft trials.Howandever, didn't Imelda take it into her head that she and Franklyn were on the brink of notoriety?Stewart, the new quarterback from Colorado, has gained a lot of notoriety for his versatility.In a bid for public notoriety, the bomber criticized the news blackout of his campaign.As a forest justice he earned some notoriety.And, more importantly, so did the notoriety.Thereafter, Bourke enjoyed the notoriety of his escapades and even wrote a book about them.gain/win/achieve notoriety (for something)This bloody action-comedy achieved notoriety because writer / director Robert Rodriguez made the film without studio help on a minuscule budget.He achieved notoriety in the first final by turning up ten minutes late for the start.For nearly 300 years it achieved notoriety for its private madhouses.Nilsen gained notoriety a decade ago at the so-called house of horror in North London.Some slogans achieve notoriety for being inappropriate, and are swiftly proved as such by events.The only reason we did it was to gain notoriety.And others will gain notoriety for how fiercely wild their machinery is.
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