Definition of 'celebrity'
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His celebrity status will help find new sponsors. The Sun (2016)You have hinted that you are pretty much finished with the celebrity side of things. The Sun (2016)Which may be true for fans of limitless wealth and celebrity status, but not for me. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Meanwhile, celebrity guests pop in to join in the fun. The Sun (2016)In our disposable celebrity culture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And when that includes high-profile celebrities, it makes the whole topic a lot less taboo. The Sun (2016)This influence of role models is not limited to capitalist nations, or those with a superficial celebrity culture ; it is universal. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They do their job and they ensure they maintain their celebrity status. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Who is your most famous celebrity fan? The Sun (2013)Were they the catalyst for what celebrity culture would become? Times, Sunday Times (2012)People should be more concerned about more important things than celebrity all the time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The ambient threat of disaster is the air that celebrity sport breathes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have measured longterm fame by celebrity and gravitas and give equal weight to both. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The celebrity status of footballers has led to increasingly personal abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The series featured celebrities mimicking famous dances. The Sun (2013)How does she feel about celebrity culture? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Look behind the gloss of celebrity reporting and become aware of the spin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He may realise now that the last thing a celebrity footballer needs is an entourage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)People should stop trying to turn our celebrities and sports stars into sterile bores. The Sun (2010)Does he think there is a difference between fame and celebrity? Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was also said to have been concerned about her waning celebrity status. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some celebrities are famous mainly for being famous. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)They will also chat to celebrity guests and introduce reports on topics that are on the lips of folk across the land. The Sun (2009)The celebrity guests can get some serious pampering in The the backstage spa area. The Sun (2011)The only bit we're not so sure about is the need for special celebrity guests who chip in after each performance. The Sun (2014)But what those people fail to recognise is that winning a gold medal in athletics does not guarantee you notoriety and celebrity in the US. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'celebrity'
British English: celebrity /sɪˈlɛbrɪtɪ/ NOUN
A celebrity is someone who is famous.
At the age of 30, he suddenly became a celebrity.
- American English: celebrity
- Arabic: شُهْرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: celebridade
- Chinese: 名人
- Croatian: slavna osoba
- Czech: známá osobnost
- Danish: berømthed
- Dutch: beroemdheid
- European Spanish: famoso
- Finnish: julkkis
- French: célébrité
- German: Prominenter
- Greek: διασημότητα
- Italian: celebrità
- Japanese: 有名人
- Korean: 유명 인사
- Norwegian: berømthet
- Polish: sława osoba
- European Portuguese: celebridade
- Romanian: celebritate
- Russian: знаменитость
- Spanish: celebridad
- Swedish: kändis
- Thai: ผู้มีชื่อเสียง
- Turkish: ünlü
- Ukrainian: знаменитість
- Vietnamese: người nổi tiếng
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