n [U] (fml 文) fame or distinction 名望; 声誉
*win renown (as a singer) 获得（歌唱家的）声誉
* an artist of great renown 极有名望的艺术家.
1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin:
renon, from renomer 'to make famous'
, from nomer 'to name'
when you are famous and a lot of people admire you for a special skill, achievement, or quality
= acclaiminternational/public etc renown He has won world renown for his films. He achieved some renown as a football player.