fame

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfeɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/feɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fām)

Inflections of 'fame' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
fames
v 3rd person singular
faming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
famed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
famed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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fame

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [great, global, lasting, short, brief] fame
  2. [great] fame as an [artist, actress, opera singer, engineer]
  3. acquired fame [from, by, when, through]
  4. a [measure, moment] of fame
  5. [primed, destined, prepared] for fame
  6. has always [wanted, craved, sought] fame (and fortune)
  7. [achieved, gained] fame [when, as, following]
  8. finally [achieved] fame
  9. fame isn't all it is [made out, cracked up] to be
  10. a whole [life, career] of fame
  11. the victim of his own fame
  12. the high [costs, demands, risks] of fame
  13. the [hall, wall, walk] of fame
  14. the [star's, singer's] rise to fame
  15. a [quick, startling, rapid] rise to fame
  16. the [song, appearance] rocketed them to fame
  17. living off [her father's, his wife's] fame
  18. struggling to [live with, handle] the fame
  19. idiom: enjoying his fifteen minutes of fame
  20. is his (only) claim to fame
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