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celebrated

[sel-uh-brey-tid]
adjective
renowned; well-known: the celebrated authors of best-selling books. illustrious.

Origin:
celebrate + -ed2

celebratedness, noun
uncelebrated, adjective
well-celebrated, adjective


See famous.
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celebrated (ˈsɛlɪˌbreɪtɪd)
 
adj
(usually prenominal) famous: a celebrated pianist; a celebrated trial

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celebrate
1465, from L. celebratus pp. of celebrare "to frequent in great numbers, assemble to honor," from celeber "frequented, populous." Celebrated "much-talked-about" is from 1665.
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