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well-known

adjective acclaimed, celebrated, esteemed, famed, famous, glorified, illustrious, important, notable, noted, notorious, popular, preeminent, prominent, respected, universally known, well-established, widely known, with a distinct name, with a luster, with celebrity status, with distinction, with emiience, with prestige, with regard, with renown, with standing, with star quality, with station, with status
Associated concepts: judicial notice
See also: blatant, common, conspicuous, current, customary, familiar, famous, household, illustrious, important, influential, known, master, mundane, prevailing, prevalent, prominent, proverbial, public, renowned, reputable, salient, trite, usual
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