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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Known and praised widely; noted. See Synonyms at noted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. famous or widely praised for good works
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of celebrate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having celebrity; distinguished; renowned.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having celebrity; distinguished; mentioned with praise or honor; famous; wellknown.
  • Noted, Renowned, etc. See famous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. widely known and esteemed
  • adj. having an illustrious past

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  • She was acclaimed everywhere because of her beautiful voice.

    March 30, 2007