- 1The beliefs or opinions that are generally held about someone or something: his reputation was tarnished by allegations of briberyMore example sentences
- Pundits and public intellectuals play a significant role in shaping public opinion, but their reputations are only weakly linked with how useful their advice turns out to be over time.
- In both theories, these opinion leaders have well-established reputations and hence create convergence.
- The Tron and Citizen's theatres have international reputations for cutting-edge contemporary drama.
- 1.1A widespread belief that someone or something has a particular characteristic: his knowledge of his subject earned him a reputation as an expertMore example sentences
- He was called to the Irish bar in 1951 and has earned a reputation as an esteemed playwright, poet and biographer.
- Although some traders practiced fraud, others worked hard to acquire reputations for fair business practices in order to encourage repeat sales.
- These City stock-pickers aim to beat the overall performance of the stock market and, in doing so, earn themselves reputations as investment gurus.
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- ‘He's taking financial risk, professional risk, reputational risk, and personal risk,’ says the dean of the University of Michigan Business School.
- Bibliometrics and citation analysis look at this graph of citations to extract reputational measures for individual papers, authors, institutions, and sometimes entire fields.
- ‘Our buyer wanted peace of mind in case an environmental problem developed down the road and caused it undue reputational and brand risks,’ says Harrison.
Middle English: from Latin reputatio(n-), from reputare 'think over' (see repute).