fame - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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  1. the state of being famous

    Kundera achieved international fame while banned in his own country.

    fame and fortune (=a lot of money):

    Fame and fortune have come easily to Jo.

    rise/shoot to fame (=become famous quickly):

    Albert Finney rose to fame in the British cinema of the early Sixties.

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