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EtymologyEdit

From Old French renon, from re- + non (name)

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renown (usually uncountable, plural renowns)

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

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renown (third-person singular simple present renowns, present participle renowning, simple past and past participle renowned)

  1. (transitive) To make famous.