Definition of renowned in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈnaʊnd/


Known or talked about by many people; famous: Britain is renowned for its love of animals a renowned author
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  • 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.
famous, celebrated, famed, eminent, distinguished, acclaimed, illustrious, pre-eminent, prominent, great, esteemed, well thought of, of note, of consequence, of repute, of high standing;
well known, much publicized, noted, notable, prestigious;
fabled, legendary, proverbial
informal on the map
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