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English definition of “sought after”

sought after

adjective uk   /ˈsɔːtˌɑːf.tər/ us    /ˈsɑːtˌæf.tɚ/
wanted by many people and usually of high quality or rare: [before noun] At the age of 17 she is already one of Hollywood's most sought-after actresses.
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