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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·nown /rɪˈnaʊn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·nown n.
 1. The state of being much known and talked of; exalted reputation derived from the extensive praise of great achievements or accomplishments; fame; celebrity; -- always in a good sense.
 Nor envy we
 Thy great renown, nor grudge thy victory.   --Dryden.
 2. Report of nobleness or exploits; praise.
 This famous duke of Milan,
 Of whom so often I have heard renown.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·nown v. t.  To make famous; to give renown to. [Obs.]
    For joy to hear me so renown his son.   --Chapman.
    The bard whom pilfered pastorals renown.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
          [syn: fame, celebrity] [ant: infamy]