Definition of renowned in English:


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  • Known or talked about by many people; famous.

    ‘a restaurant renowned for its Southwestern-style food’
    • ‘Faye is internationally renowned for his work with military, law enforcement and security forces.’
    • ‘Professor Michael is internationally renowned for his work on artificial plasma solutions and scientific development in relation to major surgery.’
    • ‘Jet Propulsion Labs of California are internationally renowned for their astounding scientific achievements.’
    • ‘The towering walls were covered with paintings of the world's most renowned artists.’
    • ‘Following are the declarations of two well renowned scholars of Hindu philosophy.’
    • ‘And, of course, Scotland today is justly renowned as a land entirely without poverty and crime.’
    • ‘William would follow in his father's footsteps and also become a renowned architect.’
    • ‘The city became a magnet drawing other renowned architects adding their signatures.’
    • ‘Their grandfather was a renowned concert pianist and composer in Adelaide.’
    • ‘The department has an ambitious publishing program that regularly publishes books by our students and renowned photographers.’
    • ‘She was renowned for her fine seamstress abilities down through the years.’
    • ‘Rightly or wrongly, we British may not be renowned for the quality of our cooking.’
    • ‘He was gifted with his hands and was renowned for the quality of his building work.’
    • ‘Most world-famous cities have an equally renowned river flowing through them.’
    • ‘The gallery's current maritime theme is appropriate in a village once renowned as the home of the sea captains.’
    • ‘People from all over the world study in this colorful, mountainous country, long renowned for its inexpensive schools.’
    • ‘The classes he took became renowned for their excellence.’
    • ‘The 25,000 residents are culturally mixed and renowned for their friendliness.’
    • ‘Things will never be the same again in a village renowned for its beauty and tranquillity.’
    • ‘Several of the authors are renowned for their expertise in this area of study.’
    famous, celebrated, famed, eminent, distinguished, acclaimed, illustrious, pre-eminent, prominent, great, esteemed, well thought of, of note, of consequence, of repute, of high standing
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/rəˈnound/ /rəˈnaʊnd/