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  • adj. popular, desired, in demand

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

  • adj. being searched for


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  • Today, two of the most sought-after producers of hip-hop beats are Scott Storch, an aficionado of “bling” jewelry and founder of Tuff Jew Productions, and Alan Daniel Maman, better known as the Alchemist, a master of combining disparate noises into hip-hop hits who took his name from the Sephardic Jews of the Middle Ages who mixed common metals into gold, silver, and potions for eternal life.

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  • That’s an important metric because engagement is a sought-after measurement by advertisers and it’s one that’s been hard to come by so far on the Web.

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  • If Parise hit the open market next summer, he'd become one of the most sought-after free agents in league history, and the Devils' cap situation is complicated after signing forward Ilya Kovalchuk to a 15-year, $100 million deal last year.

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  • The area stretching from central Mexico to southern Peru contains the world's main production of mild, washed arabica beans, which have long fetched a premium to other types of coffee beans because of their sought-after flavor and intense washing process.

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  • Threatened and endangered species are some of the most sought-after birds, and those people who are most eager to acquire rare birds are some of the disreputable breeders looking to add new genetic stock to their collection and to cash in on progeny that they produce.

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  • Considered by many to be the most luxurious hotel in all of Italy, Villa d'Este has been a sought-after holiday spot for countless celebrities, heads of state, artists and musicians alike.

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  • And collectors are willing to play by portraitists' rules for a canvas they think will reveal something profound about them—or demonstrate their special relationship with a sought-after artist.

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  • Julia is one of the most sought-after new additions to the Twilight cast, having just wrapped filming for Eclipse.

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  • He was a three-star player when Auburn got him to commit in April, but a monster senior season made him one of the most highly sought-after linemen in the country.

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  • Chloé's style, poised between genres and aesthetics, reflects a unique eclecticism which has led her to become one of the most sought-after leaders of the contemporary electronic scene.

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