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adjective famous pronunciation in British English /ˈfeɪməs/

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    if someone or something is famous, a lot of people know their name or have heard about them

    He dreamed of becoming a famous footballer.

    famous for:

    The town of Gouda is famous for its cheese.

    Alexander Fleming, the Scot famous for discovering penicillin

    famous as:

    She became famous as both a teacher and researcher.

    See also  infamous


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