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That was where you would expect to see famous names who were worried about exposure. The Sun (2016)It was the first of many famous parties. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are now more famous people than there are nurses. The Sun (2016)But can you work out the famous faces from these simple photo clues and captions? The Sun (2017)The rich and famous can get away with heavily inked bodies. The Sun (2016)When it comes to aesthetics, who better to study than famous artists? Smithsonian Mag (2017)THE works of famous artists show early signs of their brain disease, a study has discovered. The Sun (2016)This is a famous place, where no one is really from Washington. Smithsonian Mag (2017)That famous victory put Exeter on the way to the quarter-finals. The Sun (2016)Your new love has a famous name. The Sun (2008)World leaders and famous people come and go. Christianity Today (2000)The traverse east to west across the island is a pilgrimage that many famous geologists have made. Richard Fortey THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Who is your most famous celebrity fan? The Sun (2013)Who is the most famous graffiti artist at the moment? Times, Sunday Times (2008)So why not join these famous faces and let your lighter side out? The Sun (2013)Luck takes you to a place with a famous history. The Sun (2011)People used to be famous for something. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Once we aspired to be rich and famous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)New love has a famous family name. The Sun (2011)Which four famous people make up this face? The Sun (2014)He flew in many of the famous campaigns of the war. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is the most famous celebrity in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This artist was famous for his long curls and clipped beard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Who is the most famous person you have cooked for? The Sun (2014)Lampedusa is famous as the place where stories finish. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Also think about if you want a famous brand or something a bit less well known. The Sun (2011)In the same year a number of highly famous and rich young men formed a trade union. John Foot Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)F1 is set to lose much more than just famous names. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Have you got many famous numbers saved in your phone? The Sun (2015)Photographers lurk, waiting for a famous face. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Within seconds, the celebrity and his famous partner were named across social media. The Sun (2016)Any chance of a famous cup victory, though, was snuffed out two minutes from time. The Sun (2015)

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British English: famous /ˈfeɪməs/ ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is famous is very well known.
...the country's most famous artist.
  • American English: famous
  • Arabic: مَشْهُور
  • Brazilian Portuguese: famoso
  • Chinese: 著名的
  • Croatian: slavan
  • Czech: proslulý
  • Danish: berømt
  • Dutch: beroemd
  • European Spanish: famoso
  • Finnish: kuuluisa
  • French: célèbre
  • German: berühmt
  • Greek: διάσημος
  • Italian: famoso
  • Japanese: 有名な
  • Korean: 유명한
  • Norwegian: berømt
  • Polish: sławny
  • European Portuguese: famoso
  • Romanian: faimos
  • Russian: известный
  • Latin American Spanish: famoso
  • Swedish: känd
  • Thai: มีชื่อเสียง
  • Turkish: ünlü
  • Ukrainian: знаменитий
  • Vietnamese: nổi tiếng

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