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famed

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Pronunciation: /feɪmd
 
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Definition of famed in English:

adjective

1Known about by many people; renowned: he is famed for his eccentricities
More example sentences
  • The Regent Chiang Mai Resort and Spa offers shelter in an area famed for its distinctive culture.
  • Also known as the Jersey Royal, this is a waxy salad potato famed for its distinctive flavour.
  • As a mathematician Carlyle is famed for his English translation of Legendre's éléments de géométrie.
Synonyms
1.1 archaic Widely reported or rumoured.

Origin

Middle English: past participle of archaic fame (verb), from Old French famer, from Latin fama.

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