Definition of 'fame'
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Agents surround promising youngsters and talk incessantly about fame and fortune. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are two things: wealth and fame. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was my first bit of fame and I liked it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's part of the price people have to pay for being lucky enough to have fame and fortune, and they really are both incredibly blessed. The Sun (2016)What if she was with him only for his fame and money? Times, Sunday Times (2014)They have measured longterm fame by celebrity and gravitas and give equal weight to both. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Nor did she find the global fame her swimming deserved. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What good is fame if you become a prisoner of it? The Sun (2010)It is a splendid establishment which has won him international fame. A Passion for Food (1989)The film maker is famed for being super polite and calm in the face of extreme provocation. The Sun (2011)It was my first experience of fame and money and time management and stress. The Sun (2012)Values that go beyond money and fame. The Sun (2012)Does he think there is a difference between fame and celebrity? Times, Sunday Times (2008)At the peak of his career his fame swelled to international proportions. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)In extreme cases we see them succumb to the temptations of fame and wealth. Christianity Today (2000)Personal relationships contribute more to mental and physical health than do money or fame. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)And they are all charmingly conscious of the dangers of letting their fame and fortune go to their heads. The Sun (2008)The interviewer feels no obligation to show journalistic rigour and the interviewee feels no obligation given to them by fame or celebrity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Understand that fame doesn't make people happy. The Sun (2014)She says the couple'were engulfed and then swept away by a wave of fame and fortune. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two of them leave home and head for London to make their fame and fortune. The Sun (2011)There is only film fame, he suggests. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He went to London to seek fame and fortune in the ring. The Sun (2013)But the international fame and fortune ain't bad either. The Sun (2015)A role in a neighbourhood project is your first step to fame. The Sun (2006)She's one of my best friends and she's helped me not become fazed by fame. The Sun (2012)Those who do pass beyond mere fame and become part of national mythology, part of the way we see ourselves and understand the world we live in. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'fame'
British English: fame /feɪm/ NOUN
If you achieve fame, you become very well known.
The film earned him international fame.
- American English: fame
- Arabic: سُمْعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: fama
- Chinese: 名声
- Croatian: slava
- Czech: proslulost
- Danish: berømmelse
- Dutch: roem
- European Spanish: fama
- Finnish: kuuluisuus maine
- French: célébrité
- German: Ruhm
- Greek: φήμη διασημότητα
- Italian: fama
- Japanese: 名声
- Korean: 명예
- Norwegian: berømmelse
- Polish: sława rozgłos
- European Portuguese: fama
- Romanian: faimă
- Russian: слава
- Spanish: fama
- Swedish: kändisskap
- Thai: ชื่อเสียง
- Turkish: ün
- Ukrainian: слава
- Vietnamese: sự nổi tiếng
Definition of fame from the Collins English Dictionary
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