Definition of 'reputation'
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If she had taken that course, her career would have ended on a glittering high and her reputation would have been completely assured and almost unblemished. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All of which give it its unique reputation as a city of vibrant and diverse culture. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have a good reputation for being strong and hard workers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The trouble with reputations is that people try to live up to them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He had an unrivalled reputation as a person who always did the right thing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He remained fiercely proud of this apprenticeship as his academic reputation grew. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Birds have such a good reputation for weather forecasting that some have earned weather nicknames. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is true that damage can be done to the reputation of innocent people named on arrest. The Sun (2013)It is the whole reputation side of things. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He also looked for people whose reputations would benefit the business. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Dad has this reputation for getting things done. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His international reputation still rides high. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It sounds like pride in the city 's uncompromising reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her previous experience meant that she brought fresh ideas and a new approach to a public school which already enjoyed a high reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's traumatic for the citizens and reputation of this city. The Sun (2013)We don't have a good reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I can think of no writer whose critical reputation has plummeted so dramatically. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The UK has a global reputation for the high quality of our management consulting industry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A person 's reputation gets tarnished by something that is not true. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A number of restaurant openings over the past two years have added to the city 's culinary reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She made her reputation as a writer of fiction, but if the subject calls for it, she can produce nonfiction. Christianity Today (2000)Deal clincher A fantastic academic reputation with world-renowned scholars. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'reputation'
British English: reputation /ˌrɛpjʊˈteɪʃən/ NOUN
To have a reputation for something means to be known or remembered for it.
...his reputation for honesty.
- American English: reputation
- Arabic: سُمْعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: reputação
- Chinese: 名誉
- Croatian: ugled
- Czech: pověst dobrá
- Danish: omdømme
- Dutch: reputatie
- European Spanish: reputación
- Finnish: maine
- French: réputation
- German: Ruf Leumund
- Greek: υπόληψη
- Italian: reputazione
- Japanese: 評判
- Korean: 평판
- Norwegian: omdømme
- Polish: reputacja
- European Portuguese: reputação
- Romanian: reputație
- Russian: репутация
- Spanish: reputación
- Swedish: rykte
- Thai: ชื่อเสียง
- Turkish: ün
- Ukrainian: репутація
- Vietnamese: danh tiếng
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