sought after Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sought after" in British English

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sought afteradjective

uk   /ˈsɔːtˌɑːf.tər/  us   /ˈsɑːtˌæf.tɚ/
wanted by many ​people and usually of high ​quality or ​rare: [before noun] At the ​age of 17 she is already one of Hollywood's most sought-after ​actresses.
(Definition of sought after from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sought-after" in American English

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sought-afteradjective

 us   /ˈsɔtˌæf·tər/
wanted or ​desired by many ​people: He was one the most sought-after ​speakers at ​politicalrallies.
(Definition of sought-after from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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