French translation of 'notorious'
[case, murder, crime] célèbre
[murderer, killer] célèbre
to be notorious for sth être réputé(e) pour qch ⧫ être célèbre pour qch
to be notorious for doing sth être réputé(e) pour faire qch ⧫ être connu(e) pour faire qch
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Example Sentences Including 'notorious'
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Shipping is notorious for its bad image - rust buckets, flags of convenience and oil spills.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The area was notorious for extremes of weather.Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)
Does this risk stirring up the notorious company tribalism of enthusiasts?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It was a notorious case.The Sun (2009)
They will guard the Gunners ahead of a match in a city notorious for crowd problems.The Sun (2010)
New Yorkers are notorious for their high expectations and their unyielding quest for quality and inventiveness.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Tube trains are notorious for throwing one off balance at awkward moments.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Autumn is notorious for bad weather.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Her murder became one of the most notorious crimes of the 1960s.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Police hope the charges can bring to a close one of Britain's most notorious unsolved murder cases.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
So notorious was his crime that some 5,000 people turned up to watch the execution.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Some of the country 's most notorious crimes have been solved by detectives and members of the elite squads based here.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The area is notorious as one of the central locations of the opium trade.The Sun (2010)
The notorious case involved the bankers known as the NatWest Three.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The same was true of many notorious Victorian crimes.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
With this country notorious for dodgy weather, they must have worried the flame would die.The Sun (2012)
We had a basketball team at my first church that was notorious throughout the city.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: notorious ADJECTIVE
To be notorious means to be well-known for something bad.
...an area notorious for crime and violence.
Translation of notorious from the Collins English to French Dictionary