: known and admired throughout the world : world-famous
a world-renowned authority on energy conservation

Examples of world-renowned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The small city is world-renowned for its architectural quality and innovation. The Indianapolis Star, 12 Mar. 2024 For a long time, the downtown’s unique collection of cinemas reflected a vibrant arts culture that was world-renowned. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 8 Mar. 2024 Cecil, 78, is world-renowned in the classical Renaissance tradition and still runs the school. Dodie Kazanjian, Vogue, 30 Jan. 2024 Banff National Park, which was Canada’s first and is the flagship of the country’s park system, is world-renowned for its towering peaks and turquoise glacial lakes. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 22 Dec. 2023 How did a middle-class musician become world-renowned? Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 19 Dec. 2023 Getty Images The Santa Fe Opera is world-renowned, lauded by both opera and architecture lovers. Alexandra Malmed, Vogue, 8 Nov. 2023 To underline its importance, Francis Crick and James Watson’s breakthrough in identifying the structure of the double helix DNA molecule, aided in no small part by the work of Rosalind Franklin, catalysed the creation of an entire genomics industry for which the UK is now world-renowned. Kath MacKay, Forbes, 5 May 2023 Bianco skyrocketed to fame when his pizza became world-renowned, making Phoenix an unexpected go-to destination for foodies worldwide. Logan Stanley, The Arizona Republic, 3 July 2023

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“World-renowned.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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