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Meaning of well-known by Wiktionary Dictionary

well-known


    Adjective

    well-known ( comparative better-known or more well-known, superlative best-known or most well-known )

    1. Familiar, famous, renowned or widely known .
    2. ( computing, not comparable ) Generally recognised; reserved for some usual purpose.

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    wellknown

    By Wiktionary ( 2011/08/10 17:09 UTC Version )

    Adjective

    wellknown ( comparative more wellknown, superlative most wellknown )

    1. ( nonstandard ) Alternative form of well-known.


Explanation of well-known by Wordnet Dictionary

well-known


    Adjective
    1. frequently experienced

    2. a well-known voice reached her ears
    3. widely or fully known

    4. a well-known politician
      well-known facts
      a politician who is well known
      these facts are well known


    Definition of well-known by GCIDE Dictionary

    well-known


    1. Well-known a. Fully known; generally known or acknowledged.

      A church well known with a well-known rite. M. Arnold.