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adjective [only before noun] known pronunciation in British English /nəʊn/
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  1. 1
    used for describing something that people know about or have discovered
    a theory that fits the known facts
    The documents were delivered to his last known address.
    a disease with no known cure
    He was a violent man and a known drug user.
    Known pollutants had been tipped into the water.
  2. 2
    nationally and internationally known TV personalities
    known for: They were known for their artistic achievements.
    be/become known as something: Diana Spencer, or Princess Di as she became known



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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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