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American English: /rəˈnaʊnd/
British English: /rɪˈnaʊnd/

Translation of renowned in Spanish:


  • (painter/poet/historian)
    we visited Malaga, renowned birthplace of Picasso
    visitamos Málaga, la célebre cuna de Picasso
    to be renowned for somethingthe museum is renowned for its collection of …
    el museo es famoso por su colección de …
    he is renowned for having discovered penicillin
    es célebre por haber descubierto la penicilina
    she is not renowned for her generosity
    no tiene fama de generosa precisamente
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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