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

 fame /ˈfem/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fame n.
 1. Public report or rumor.
    The fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house.   --Gen. xlv. 16.
 2. Report or opinion generally diffused; renown; public estimation; celebrity, either favorable or unfavorable; as, the fame of Washington.
    I find thou art no less than fame hath bruited.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Notoriety; celebrity; renown; reputation.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fame, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Famed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Faming.]
 1. To report widely or honorably.
 The field where thou art famed
 To have wrought such wonders.   --Milton.
 2. To make famous or renowned.
    Those Hesperian gardens famed of old.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
           [syn: celebrity, renown] [ant: infamy]
      2: favorable public reputation [ant: infamy]