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Meaning of "world-famous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WORLD-FAMOUS

world-famous  [ˌwɜːldˈfeɪməs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WORLD-FAMOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
World-Famous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WORLD-FAMOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of world-famous in the English dictionary

The definition of world-famous in the dictionary is known around the world.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WORLD-FAMOUS


animus
ˈænɪməs
anonymous
əˈnɒnɪməs
eponymous
ɪˈpɒnɪməs
famous
ˈfeɪməs
Hieronymus
ˌhaɪəˈrɒnɪməs
ignoramus
ˌɪɡnəˈreɪməs
mandamus
mænˈdeɪməs
maximus
ˈmæksɪməs
minimus
ˈmɪnɪməs
novodamus
ˌnəʊvəʊˈdeɪməs
primus
ˈpraɪməs
pseudonymous
sjuːˈdɒnɪməs
ramous
ˈreɪməs
ramus
ˈreɪməs
squamous
ˈskweɪməs
synonymous
sɪˈnɒnɪməs
thymus
ˈθaɪməs
unanimous
juːˈnænɪməs
unfamous
ʌnˈfeɪməs
uniramous
ˌjuːnɪˈreɪməs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WORLD-FAMOUS

world view
World War I
World War II
World War One
World War Two
World Wide Web
world without end
world-beater
world-beating
world-class
world-line
world-shaking
world-view
world-weariness
world-weary
World´s Series
worldbeat
worlded
worldlier
worldliest

WORDS THAT END LIKE WORLD-FAMOUS

agamous
allogamous
autogamous
bigamous
biramous
cleistogamous
cryptogamous
didynamous
digamous
endogamous
enormous
exogamous
hercogamous
heterogamous
infamous
monogamous
nonmonogamous
polygamous
polythalamous
syngamous
zoogamous

Synonyms and antonyms of world-famous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «world-famous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WORLD-FAMOUS

Find out the translation of world-famous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of world-famous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «world-famous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

举世闻名的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mundialmente famoso
570 millions of speakers

English

world-famous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विश्व प्रसिद्ध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشهيرة على مستوى العالم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

всемирно известный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de fama mundial
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশ্ব বিখ্যাত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de renommée mondiale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

terkenal di dunia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

weltberühmt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

世界的に有名な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

세계적으로 유명한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Misuwur ing donya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nổi tiếng thế giới
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உலக புகழ்பெற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जग प्रसिद्ध
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dünyaca ünlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di fama mondiale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

światowej sławy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

всесвітньо відомий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de renume mondial
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παγκοσμίου φήμης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wêreldberoemde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

världsberömda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

verdensberømte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of world-famous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WORLD-FAMOUS»

The term «world-famous» is very widely used and occupies the 22.451 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WORLD-FAMOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about world-famous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WORLD-FAMOUS»

Discover the use of world-famous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to world-famous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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World Famous: How to Give Your Business a Kick-Ass Brand ...
You’ll find out how to: • identify what motivates your target market • define and communicate the unique personality of your business • find uncommon ways to add value • truly engage the market • get people’s attention...and ...
David TYREMAN, 2009
2
World Famous Love Acts: Stories
Winner of the 2002 Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, selected by Chris Offutt.
Brian Leung, 2013
3
World Famous Cults and Fanatics
From murdering religious sects like the Assassins and the Thugs, to the orgies of the little known Khlysty and the self-mutilations of the Skloptzi; including modern day killers like the vicious Manson Family and the violent racism of the ...
Colin Wilson, 2011
4
The Book of World-famous Music: Classical, Popular, and Folk
Well-researched compilation of music information, analyzes nearly 1,000 of the world's most familiar melodies -- composers, lyricists, copyright date, first lines of music, lyrics, and other data. Includes 30 black-and-white illustrations.
James J. Fuld, 2000
5
Architects' Drawings: A Selection of Sketches by World ...
Historically designers have sought inspiration for their own work through an insight into the minds and workings of people they often regard as geniuses. This collection of sketches aims to provide this insight.
Kendra Schank Smith, 2005
6
World Famous Unsolved Mysteries
Discover inexplicable incidents occurring not only in the skies and the cosmos, but also in the natural world, and at the depths of human mind with the help of hoaxes, technologies, secret societies and miracles.
Abhay Kumar Dubey, 2011
7
How I Got Over: Clara Ward and the World-famous Ward Singers
The author recounts the experiences of her family who began singing gospel music for goodwill in rural South Carolina and eventually became the world-famous Ward Singers
Willa Ward-Royster, 1997
8
More From Magnolia: Recipes from the World Famous Bakery and ...
From Banana Cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing to Heavenly Hash Ice Cream Pie, these are the desserts that Allysa makes for friends and family at home -- unfussy, straightforward, and simply delicious.
Allysa Torey, 2010
9
Harry Houdini: World-Famous Magician
Harry Houdini was an amazing entertainer.
Carole Marsh, 2002
10
World Famous Paintings
This is a new release of the original 1939 edition.
Rockwell Kent, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WORLD-FAMOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term world-famous is used in the context of the following news items.
1
World-famous giraffe dies in accident at Dallas Zoo
DALLAS — The Dallas Zoo's famous baby giraffe Kipenzi, whose birth on Animal Planet Live captured hearts worldwide, died on Tuesday. Zoo officials say ... «fox2now.com, Jul 15»
2
Impassive 'Amazing Grace' tells the story of the world-famous hymn
With its clean-cut heroes and villains and its earnest Christianity, the musical “Amazing Grace” is an outlier on Broadway — where the new normal is the bold, ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
3
It's about time world-famous painter Marcia Hafif gets a SoCal solo …
Throughout her life, it seems that painter Marcia Hafif has had an almost-prescient knack for appearing in the most interesting places at the most interesting ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
4
Exploring Melbourne's World-Famous Street Art Scene
Wander around Melbourne, the capital of Victoria and the second-biggest city in Australia, and you are bound to eventually run into some street art. Melbourne ... «TravelPulse, Jul 15»
5
11 examples of China making large-scale knock-offs of world
And although most of that has been original infrastructure, China also focused its attention on building replicas of world-famous tourist destinations. Many of the ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
6
Zoo euthanizes mother of world-famous polar bear cub Knut
Polar bear cub Knut became a worldwide star when he was born in 2006. Photo: Reuters. MORE ON: zoos · Idiot pets cougars at zoo by saying, 'Here, kitty, kitty' ... «New York Post, Jun 15»
7
World-famous hacker Kevin Mitnick and KnowBe4 fight phishing …
World-famous hacker Kevin Mitnick and KnowBe4 fight phishing with training. "It takes one to catch one," according to Kevin Mitnick, and the best way to catch ... «TechRepublic, Jun 15»
8
World Famous Great White Shark Spotted Headed Toward NY
New Yorkers are used to the occasional shark visit near Cape May, Rockaway Beach, or the N train. But a world-famous 16-foot great white shark with over 28K ... «Gothamist, May 15»
9
Creator of World-Famous Pillsbury Doughboy Has Died
Creator of World-Famous Pillsbury Doughboy Has Died. Rudolph R. Perz of Glenview created the character while working for the renowned Leo Burnett agency ... «Patch.com, Apr 15»
10
Owner of world-famous bookstore must remove banner displaying …
ESTIMATED TO BE AT $70 MILLION. NEW TONIGHT. THE SIGNS HAVE BEEN THERE FOR A YEAR AND BOTHERED NO ONE BUT OWNER OF JON KING ... «WDIV Detroit, Mar 15»

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