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renowned

[ri-nound] /rɪˈnaʊnd/
adjective
1.
celebrated; famous.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English; see renown, -ed2
Related forms
renownedly
[ri-nou-nid-lee, -nound-] /rɪˈnaʊ nɪd li, -ˈnaʊnd-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
renownedness, noun
unrenowned, adjective
Synonyms
famed, distinguished, honored, notable.
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renowned

/rɪˈnaʊnd/
adjective
1.
having a widespread, esp good, reputation; famous
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Word Origin and History for un renowned

renowned

adj.

"celebrated, famous," late 14c., past participle adjective from renown.

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