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renowned

re·nowned

renowned

 
 
pronunciation:
rih naUnd
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: widely known and acclaimed; famous.
We were fortunate to have a renowned author speak at our graduation.
synonyms:
acclaimed, celebrated, distinguished, eminent, famous, illustrious, prominent
antonyms:
unknown, unrenowned
similar words:
familiar, name, notable, noted, popular, prestigious, public, well-known
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