how to pronounce renown


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renown is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of renown in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… and his family's renown together they …”

meanings of renown


  1. Reports of nobleness or exploits; praise.
  2. Fame; celebrity; wide recognition.


  1. To make famous.

renown frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word renown occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics renown can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that renown can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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