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English definition of “well known”

well known

adjective    
A2 known or recognized by many people: Her views on the subject are already well known. [+ that] It is well known that he never gives interviews. The restaurant is well known for its friendly atmosphere and excellent service. a well-known local artist [before noun] a well-known face/voiceFame and famous
(Definition of well known adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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