known quantity

noun

Definition of known quantity

: someone or something whose abilities or characteristics are well known When she was cast in the role of the princess, she was already a known quantity from her work in several films.

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“Known quantity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/known%20quantity. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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