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noun     celebrity pronunciation in British English
/səˈlebrəti/
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singularcelebrity
pluralcelebrities
  1. 1
    [countable] a famous person, especially in entertainment or sport

    The hotel is well known for its celebrity guests.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] formal the state of being famous

    Unlike many actors, he never enjoyed his celebrity.

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