Translation of repute in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /rɪˈpjuːt/


uncountable/no numerable
  • [formal] reputación (f), fama (f) of repute de renombre a make of good repute una marca acreditada [formal] house of ill repute casa (feminine) de mala fama to hold sth/sb in high repute tener* algo/a algn en mucha estima I only know him by repute solo lo conozco de oídas
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    • I would have you executed for your crime, but it would bring me into bad repute with my countrymen.
    • In a separate attack, Chanel's Web site was defaced by an attacker calling himself ‘TheRegister’, which we are somewhat concerned may bring our name into repute.
    • There is Pittsburgh, of grimy repute, recently named the most livable U.S. city.
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    • Berni Searle's emergence as an artist of international repute coincides more or less with South Africa's first decade of democracy.
    • Visits took in her favorite galleries, museums, and, inevitably for a bibliophile of international repute, the British Library.
    • Several singers of international repute made or consolidated their early reputations with the company, which continues to provide a training ground for young Welsh singers.

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.