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renown

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrenownre‧nown /rɪˈnaʊn/ noun [uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 FAMOUSwhen you are famous and a lot of people admire you for a special skill, achievement, or quality syn acclaiminternational/public etc renown 🔊 He has won world renown for his films. 🔊 He achieved some renown as a football player.
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renownAnd away he went, crashing through their bed to victory and renown.The general's victories won him renown throughout the country.Speakers of international renown will attend the conference.That means either scouring the nation for a candidate of lesser renown, or hiring from within.There was Lord Scarman of liberal renown, but also Lord Devlin.She begins her career under the tutelage of her father, another artist of some talent but not much renown.Molyneux built on Richmond's earlier successes and became a figure of public renown.He was jealous of Voltaire's renown, but his judgment of him, not entirely favourable, was sound enough.Its pecan pie enjoys some renown in these here parts as well.Meanwhile Malekith had begun his many journeys and won renown.international/public etc renownMolyneux built on Richmond's earlier successes and became a figure of public renown.
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