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celebritynoun

uk   /səˈleb.rə.ti/  us   /səˈleb.rə.t̬i/
B1 [C] someone who is famous, especially in the entertainment business
[U] the state of being famous

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celebritynoun [C]

 us   /səˈleb·rɪ·t̬i/ (short form celeb,  /səˈleb/ )
someone who is famous, esp. in the entertainment business: Hollywood celebrities turned up at Laguna Beach.
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