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notoriousadjective

uk   /nəʊˈtɔː.ri.əs/ /nəˈtɔː.ri.əs/ us   /noʊˈtɔːr.i.əs/
C1 famous for something bad: one of Mexico's most notorious criminals The company is notorious for paying its bills late.

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adverb uk   /nəʊˈtɔː.ri.əs.li/ /nəˈtɔː.ri.əs.li/ us   /noʊˈtɔːr.i.əs.li/
The game is notoriously (= famous for being) difficult to play.
(Definition of notorious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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notoriousadjective

us   /nəˈtɔr·i·əs, -ˈtoʊr-/
famous for something immoral or bad: The canal is notorious for its pollution.
notoriously
adverb us   /nəˈtɔr·i·əs·li, -ˈtoʊr-/
(Definition of notorious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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