well-known

adjective
\ ˈwel-ˈnōn How to pronounce well-known (audio) \

Definition of well-known

: fully or widely known

First Known Use of well-known

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Well-known.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-known. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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well-known

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How to pronounce well-known (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of well-known

: known by many people

well-known

adjective
\ ˈwel-ˈnōn \

Kids Definition of well-known

: known by many people a well-known college

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