AskDefine | Define celebrated

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celebrated adj
1 widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter" [syn: famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned]
2 having an illustrious past [syn: historied, storied]

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  1. famous or widely praised for good works
    She became a celebrated actress, but never won any major awards.


  1. past of celebrate

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