famous

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfeɪməs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfeɪməs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fāməs)


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famous

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a famous [star, celebrity, player, singer, actor, actress, writer]
  2. famous [works, songs, quotes, inventions, figures]
  3. a famous [landmark, building, market, tourist attraction]
  4. famous for his [mustache, generosity, work, fight]
  5. famous for [being, having, speaking, doing, making]
  6. famous for [being famous, doing nothing]
  7. famous in [the USA, Europe, Asia]
  8. famous all [around, over] the [country, city, continent, state, world]
  9. famous for [a while, years, 15 minutes]
  10. [barely, hardly, quite, very, really] famous
  11. [wants, will soon] be famous
  12. the [song, version, image, speech] made famous by
  13. [autographs, paraphernalia, heirlooms, possessions] of famous people
  14. famous and [rich, influential, popular]
  15. a famous example of
  16. famous last words!
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