renowned
[ ri-nound ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Middle English; from the Anglo-Norman French renoun, from the Old French renomer, "make famous," from re-(expressing intensive force) + nomer "to name," from Latin nominare
Synonyms
adjective
acclaimeddistinguishedeminentesteemedfamed
Antonyms
adjective
commoninconspicuousinfamous
Definition
adjectivecelebrated; famous
Examples
adjectiveA) Our favorite restaurant in New York City is renowned for its delicious food. B) The renowned violinist had to postpone her performances due to an elbow injury.
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