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"notoriety" in British English

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notorietynoun [U]

uk   /ˌnəʊ.tərˈaɪ.ə.ti/  us   /ˌnoʊ.t̬əˈraɪ.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of notoriety from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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notorietynoun [U]

 us   /ˌnoʊ·t̬əˈrɑɪ·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​state of being ​famous for doing something, esp. something ​immoral or ​bad: The ​public is ​unhappy about the notoriety of the ​mayor.
(Definition of notoriety from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “notoriety”
in Arabic سوء السمعة…
in Korean 악명…
in Portuguese notoriedade…
in Catalan mala fama…
in Japanese 悪名…
in Chinese (Simplified) 臭名昭著,声名狼藉…
in Turkish kötü şöhret/ün, dillere düşmüşlük…
in Russian дурная слава…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臭名昭著,聲名狼藉…
in Italian notorietà…
in Polish zła sława, niesława…
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