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Definition of 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

It's a well-known fact that tall people are evil.
Kevin Hart

The primary school I attended in Shanghai was a very liberal one, established by scholars who had return from an education in France. The children of leading families were enrolled there, including the son of a well-known man believed to be a top gangster of the underworld!
Charles K. Kao

One of the bibles of my youth was 'Birds of the West Indies,' by James Bond, a well-known ornithologist, and when I was casting about for a name for my protagonist I thought, 'My God, that's the dullest name I've ever heard,' so I appropriated it. Now the dullest name in the world has become an exciting one.
Ian Fleming

Doing everything with one arm, being well-known, and having a book and a movie, it's fairly abnormal. As far as just not having to worry about past experiences, I've healed very well.
Bethany Hamilton
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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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