Definition of “famous” - English Dictionary

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“famous” in British English

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famousadjective

uk /ˈfeɪ.məs/ us /ˈfeɪ.məs/

(Definition of “famous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“famous” in American English

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famousadjective

us /ˈfeɪ·məs/

known by very many or most people:

a famous actor/singer
Marie Curie is famous for discovering radium.

(Definition of “famous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)