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re·nown

 (rĭ-noun′)
n.
1. The quality of being widely known or acclaimed; fame.
2. Obsolete Report; rumor.

[Middle English renoun, from Anglo-Norman, from renomer, to make famous : re-, repeatedly (from Latin; see re-) + nomer, to name (from Latin nōmināre, from nōmen, nōmin-, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots).]

renown

(rɪˈnaʊn)
n
widespread reputation, esp of a good kind; fame
[C14: from Anglo-Norman renoun, from Old French renom, from renomer to celebrate, from re- + nomer to name, from Latin nōmināre]

re•nown

(rɪˈnaʊn)

n.
1. widespread and high repute; fame.
2. Obs. report or rumor.
[1300–50; Middle English renoun < Anglo-French; Old French renom, derivative of renomer to make famous =re- re- + nomer < Latin nōmināre to name]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.renown - the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimedrenown - the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
honour, laurels, honor - the state of being honored

renown

noun fame, note, distinction, repute, mark, reputation, honour, glory, celebrity, acclaim, stardom, eminence, lustre, illustriousness She used to be a singer of some renown.

renown

noun
1. A position of exalted widely recognized importance:
2. Wide recognition for one's deeds:
Translations
شُهْرَه، صيت حَسَن
renomésláva
berømmelse
kuuluisuusmaine
frægî
pagarsėjęs
slava
faimărenume

renown

[rɪˈnaʊn] Nrenombre m, fama f

renown

[rɪˈnaʊn] nrenommée f

renown

nguter Ruf, Ansehen nt; of great renownvon hohem Ansehen, sehr berühmt; a wine of renownein renommierter Wein

renown

[rɪˈnaʊn] nrinomanza, fama

renown

(rəˈnaun) noun
fame.
reˈnowned adjective
famous. He is renowned for his paintings; a renowned actress.
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