famous

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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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
famous adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (well known)famoso/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
  célebre adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
 I never wanted to be famous.
 Nunca quise ser un hombre famoso.
 Nunca quise ser un hombre célebre.
famous for [sth] adj + prep (well known for [sth])famoso por adj + prep
 Hollywood is famous for its movie studios. Roger Bannister is famous for being the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes.
 Hollywood es famoso por sus estudios de cine.
  famoso por adj + prep
  conocido por adj + prep
 Hollywood es famoso por sus estudios de cine.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
InglésEspañol
famous person nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (celebrity)persona famosa nf + adj
  famoso, famosa nm, nfnombre masculino, nombre femenino: Sustantivo que varía en género. Se usa el artículo masculino (el, un) o femenino (la, una) según el caso. Ejemplos: el alumno, la alumna; un doctor, una doctora.
world famous,
world-famous
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(known everywhere)mundialmente famoso, de fama mundial, famoso en todo el mundo loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar").
Note: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 Amsterdam is world famous for its canals and coffee shops.
 Ámsterdam es mundialmente famosa por sus canales y sus coffee shops.
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Collocations: a famous [star, celebrity, player, singer, actor, actress, writer], famous [works, songs, quotes, inventions, figures], a famous [landmark, building, market, tourist attraction], more...

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