Definition of 'renown'
Example sentences containing 'renown'
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Men who give frequent feasts that are well attended generally gain renown for themselves. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Since then his renown has spread and he is routinely invited across the country to tell fortunes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One had become a designer of international renown. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not exactly sunshine resorts of international renown. The Sun (2012)It's not easy to criticise a figure of global renown. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For all of his international renown, his revolution at home suffered from a lack of good managers and poor implementation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Today, it wears international renown with hard-bitten modesty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Somehow, I became a wine critic of international renown. The Sun (2016)
Trends of 'renown'
Used Occasionally. renown is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'renown'
British English: renown NOUN
A person of renown is well known, usually because they do or have done something good.
She used to be a singer of some renown.
Definition of renown from the Collins English Dictionary
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