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renowned

Pronunciation: /rɪˈnaʊnd/

Translation of renowned in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [painter/poet/historian] de renombre, renombrado, conocido we visited Malaga, renowned birthplace of Picasso visitamos Málaga, la célebre cuna de Picassoto be renowned for sth the 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

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