Having renown; famous. See Synonyms at noted.(adjective)
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Use "renowned" in a sentence
"Known as the Ikhwan in Arabic, renowned for its conservative and often backward ways, it now counts women as members."
"It's a Gannett paper, part of a chain renowned for appealing to those it sees as having power."
"Last year, Studio 35 brought in renowned drive-in reviewer Joe Bob Briggs."