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

 no·to·ri·ous /noˈtoriəs, nə, ˈtɔr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 No·to·ri·ous a.  Generally known and talked of by the public; universally believed to be true; manifest to the world; evident; -- usually in an unfavorable sense; as, a notorious thief; a notorious crime or vice.
 Your goodness,
 Since you provoke me, shall be most notorious.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Distinguished; remarkable; conspicuous; celebrated; noted; famous; renowned.
 -- No*to*ri*ous*ly, adv. -- No*to*ri*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having an exceedingly bad reputation; "a notorious
            gangster"; "the tenderloin district was notorious for
            vice" [syn: ill-famed, infamous]