Renown meaning

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The quality of being widely known or acclaimed; fame.
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Renown is fame or celebrity status.

An example of a renown person is someone being recognized by everyone who sees them in public.

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Report; rumor.
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Great fame or reputation; celebrity.
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Report or rumor.
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To make famous.
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Reports of nobleness or exploits; praise.
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Origin of renown

  • Middle English renoun from Anglo-Norman from renomer to make famous re- repeatedly (from Latin re–) nomer to name (from Latin nōmināre) (from nōmen nōmin- name nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French renon, from re- + non (“name")

    From Wiktionary