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world-famous

adjective uk   /ˌwɜːldˈfeɪ.məs/  us   /ˌwɝːld-/
known about by many people from most parts of the world: a world-famous actress/hotel
Translations of “world-famous”
in Korean 세계적으로 유명한…
in Arabic مَشهور…
in Portuguese famoso no mundo inteiro…
in Catalan conegut mundialment…
in Japanese 世界的に有名な…
in Italian famoso in tutto il mondo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 世界聞名的, 舉世聞名的…
in Russian всемирно известный…
in Turkish dünyaca meşhur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 世界闻名的, 举世闻名的…
in Polish światowej sławy…
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