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noun [countable/uncountable] reputation pronunciation in American English /ˌrepjəˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
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pluralreputations
  1. the opinion that people have about how good or how bad someone or something is
    He did not have a good reputation in his home town.
    1. a.
      the opinion that people have that a person, place, or thing is good
      His novel won the Booker Prize and established his reputation.
      Albertson will stop at nothing to safeguard the reputation of the university.
    2. b.
      a general opinion that someone or something has a particular quality
      reputation for: Clark had a reputation for arrogance and ruthlessness.
      reputation as: The university has an international reputation as a center of excellence.

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