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Princeton's WordNet

  1. well-knownadjective

    widely or fully known

    "a well-known politician"; "well-known facts"; "a politician who is well known"; "these facts are well known"

  2. long-familiar, well-known(a)adjective

    frequently experienced; known closely or intimately

    "a long-familiar face"; "a well-known voice reached her ears"


  1. well-knownadjective

    Familiar, famous, renowned or widely known.

  2. well-knownadjective

    Generally recognised; reserved for some usual purpose.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Well-knownadjective

    fully known; generally known or acknowledged

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'well-known' in Adjectives Frequency: #754

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of well-known in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of well-known in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of well-known in a Sentence

  1. Piotr Kicinski:

    The diaspora of Poles is helping us, because our brands are well known among them, this is more than 10 million people, but we do not want to limit ourselves to this group.

  2. Lex Kerssemakers:

    At the end, it’s up to the employees, we are well-known for taking very good care of our employees.

  3. Ken Odeluga:

    It's been well known that the shift to electric will be a difficult one and there is a no real timeline on when the companies will start seeing a turnaround.

  4. Jessica Caldwell:

    I think the Ford F-150 buyer base is definitely more vast, i think there are certain types of people that are more interested in those up-and-coming startups than the F-150 which is the most famous and well-known vehicle, probably, in the country.

  5. Andrew Napolitano:

    It is well known that the The FBI agents on the ground, the human beings who did the investigative work, had built an extremely strong case against Hillary Clinton and were furious when the case did not move forward, they believe the decision not to prosecute came from The White House.

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    be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
    • A. attend
    • B. deny
    • C. inspire
    • D. fudge

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