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Definition of Renowned


  1. Famous; celebrated for great achievements, for distinguished qualities, or for grandeur; eminent; as, a renowned king.

Renowned Quotations

On Saturday, I was a surgeon in South Africa, very little known. On Monday, I was world renowned.
Christiaan Barnard

And I talked to my doctor, and I must admit, you know, I'm sometimes quite renowned for my outbursts and I was just very frustrated, maybe a little frightened.
Elton John

Bob Harras' personal and creative integrity is respected and renowned throughout the comic book industry. As an editor, he provides invaluable insight into storytelling and character.
Jim Lee

When I feel like I'm renowned enough, I'd love to do a heritage-type line, but that takes time.
Tinie Tempah

C. Everett 'Chic' Koop became U.S. Surgeon General under President Reagan. He was a world renowned pediatric surgeon who had a tumultuous Senate confirmation process due to partisanship. Chic took office in January 1982, a time of 'tobacco wars' and a new and evolving terrifying disease that we ultimately came to know as AIDS.
Richard Carmona
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Renowned Translations

renowned in Latin is celebrer, inclutus inclitus
renowned in Spanish is renombrado
renowned in Swedish is ryktbar, namnkunnig

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