Renown - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈnaʊn|  American pronunciation of the word renown
Brit.  |rɪˈnaʊn|  British pronunciation of the word renown


- the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed (syn: celebrity, fame)


He achieved great renown for his discoveries.

Her photographs have earned her international renown.

He has won world renown for his films.

He achieved some renown as a football player.

John Gilpin was a citizen of credit and renown. (W. Cowper, John Gilpin, 1782)

She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great renown

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