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Definition of Well-Known

Well-Known

  1. Fully known; generally known or acknowledged.

Well-Known Quotations

It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Douglas Adams

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
Khalil Gibran

I'd heard a lot of Motown and Stax when I was a kid, but the more well-known end of it. On Jam tours, we had a DJ called Ady Croasdell who ran a '60s club. He turned me on to underground stuff and what people call northern soul. It just blew my mind.
Paul Weller

It's sort of well-known that anytime any catastrophe happens anywhere in the world, they can count on the United States for help.
Morgan Freeman

I don't mean being famous is a perk, because one knows that it's not necessarily a perk, but there are certain perks to being well-known and respected in one's field. Public perks. Like, I don't know, general friendliness and willingness to please, just to point out two.
Emma Thompson
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Well-Known Translations

well-known in Afrikaans is bekend
well-known in Dutch is vertrouwd, bekend
well-known in Finnish is tuttu
well-known in German is namhaft
well-known in Spanish is conocido

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