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English definition of “well known”

well known

adjective    
A2 known or recognized by many people : Her views on the subject are already well known. [+ that] It is well known that he never gives interviews . The restaurant is well known for its friendly atmosphere and excellent service . a well-known local artist [before noun] a well-known face / voice Fame and famous
(Definition of well known adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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