Having an established reputation or degree of fame because of something. Professor Jenkins is noted for her groundbreaking work in gene therapy for cancer treatment. The book has been noted for its brutally honest depiction of life in poverty.
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*noted for something
Fig. famed for something; memorable for something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) We were all noted for our polite manners. The restaurant was noted for its traditional fare. Tom was noted far and wide for his excellent pies and cakes.
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