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fame (as a singer): prominence, stardom, reputation (for singing)
Fame is the root of the word famous

Delavigne perfumes had acquired local fame in Montmartre. They were well known because of the great smell and reasonable price.
a claim to fame a reason why one is, or should be, famous
the road to fame the career, the path, the way towards being famous

famed (for): well-known, celebrated, renowned, recognized (for)


  • "In this room before me, I see representatives from the growing cosmetics corporation Delavigne, the well established investment banking firm Cashman, Billfold and Green, and famed San Francisco restaurateur Wolfgang Fève among others."
  • "Today, at San Francisco's famed Grand Duke Hotel, the Delavigne Corporation introduces its latest perfume, TigerLily."
  • "Aside from its famed lines of clothing, elegant runway models and shows, PLP released a number of high-end fragrances over the years including the controversial "Opiate"."
  • "A new retrospective for famed post-modernist painter Jackson Bollocks is set to begin at San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art next Tuesday."

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