1.illustrious

adj.著名的;卓越的;杰出的

音标:/ɪ'lʌstrɪəs/

英英释义:

An illustrious person is famous and respected because of what they have achieved.

例句:

①He enjoyed a long and illustrious career as a radio producer.

他作为电台节目制作人的生涯漫长而辉煌。

②All sorts of illustrious and influential persons lent their names to our national culture.

各种有名望有影响的人大声疾呼支持我们的民族文化。

2.renowned

adj.有名的;有声望的

音标:/rɪ'naʊnd/

英英释义:

A person or place that is renowned for something, usually something good, is well known because of it.

例句:

①This restaurant is renowned for its cuisine.

这家餐馆以其精美的饭菜而闻名。

②He is one of the world’s renowned writers.

他是世界上知名的作家之一。

拓展:

这个单词的名词形式是“renown ”,表示“名声”。例如:

His renown has spread throughout the country.

他的名声已传遍全国。

除此之外,“renowned”的搭配通常是“be renowned for ”或者“be renowned as

例如:

①The area is renowned for its Romanesque churches.

这个地区以其罗马式的教堂闻名。

②James was renowned as a forward thinker.

詹姆斯以其前瞻性的思想而负盛名。

电影《为奴十二年》也出现了这个单词,“renowned practitioner”有名的医师/从业家
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3.celebrated

adj.著名的;有名的;受人敬仰的

音标:/'selɪbreɪtɪd/

英英释义:

A celebrated person or thing is famous and much admired.

例句:

①He was soon one of the most celebrated young painters in England.

不久他就成了英格兰最负盛名的年轻画家之一。

②Today, he's one of Asia's most celebrated chefs.

而现在他则是亚洲最受推崇的大厨之一。

4.acclaimed

adj.备受称赞的,享有盛名的

英英释义:

Publicly written and talked about in an admiring way.

例句:

①Yousson N'Dour is an internationally acclaimed singer with impressive potentials.

尤索·恩多是一名国际著名歌手,他拥有令人印象深刻的潜力。

②She's one of their most acclaimed actresses.

她是他们最著名的女演员之一。

拓展:

“acclaimed”的名词形式“acclaim”也可以表示相同意思:

例如:

①Were the world just and Swedish-speaking, Scheele would have enjoyed universal acclaim .

要是这世界是公正的话,要是大家都会说瑞典语的话,金勒本来会在全世界享有盛誉。

②These chaotic canvases won rapid acclaim and attention.

这些乱七八糟的油画赢得了迅速的赞誉和关注。

5.eminent

adj.(尤指因专业出众而)著名的,受尊敬的,有声望的

音标:/'emɪnənt/

英英释义:

An eminent person is well-known and respected, especially because they are good at their profession.

例句:

①It was an eminently respectable boarding school.

这是所非常好的寄宿学校。

②Watson was eminent among his contemporaries.

华生在同代人里很出名。

6.distinguished

adj.卓越的;杰出的;著名的

音标:/dɪ'stɪŋgwɪʃt/

英英释义:

If you describe a person or their work as distinguished, you mean that they have been very successful in their career and have a good reputation.

例句:

①These distinguished individuals came and went, singly as a rule.

这些名人照例是独来独往。

②He disclaimed the possession of any great quickness of apprehension or wit, such as distinguished Huxley.

他承认自己不具备像著名的赫胥黎那样的快速理解能力。

拓展:

“distinguished”除了可以表示“著名的”,还可以表示“高贵的;尊贵的;高尚的 ”【If you describe someone as distinguished, you mean that they look very noble and respectable.】

例如:

Distinguished guests , your excellency, good afternoon, I'm Karry Wang from China.

尊敬的各位来宾,阁下,大家下午好,我是来自中国的王俊凯。

它最常见的搭配即“distinguished guests ”,表示“贵宾”
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7.noted

adj.著名的;知名的

音标:/'nəʊtɪd/

英英释义:

To be noted for something you do or have means to be well-known and admired for it.

例句:

①A television programme noted for its attacks on organised crime.

以抨击有组织犯罪而知名的电视节目.

②Lawyers are not noted for rushing into change.

律师并非以仓促求变著称。

拓展:

这个单词最常见的搭配是“be noted for”,也是一个比较好用的小词~

8.prominent

adj.重要的;杰出的;著名的

音标:/'prɒmɪnənt/

英英释义:

Someone who is prominent is important.

例句:

The most prominent Luminist painters were Martin Johnson Heade and FitzHugh Lane.

最著名的光亮主义画家是海德和雷恩。

《经济学人》:【a prominet psychologist】
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拓展:

“prominent”除了可以表示“著名的”,还可以表示“显著的;突出的;鲜艳的;引人注目的【Something that is prominent is very noticeable or is an important part of something else.】

《经济学人》里也用到了表达 【prominent breakthroughs】
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9.notable

n.显要人物;有势力的人

音标:/'nəʊtəb(ə)l/

英英释义:

Notables are important or powerful people.

例句:

①Elected by local notables for nine years Senators lack the democratic legitimacy of members of the National Assembly.

由当地名流选出、任职9年的参议员缺少国民议会议员的民主合法性。

②The notables include five Senators, two Supreme Court judges and three State Governors.

显要人物包括五名参议员、两名最高法院法官和三名州长。

10.proverbial

adj.出名的;众所周知的

音标:/prə'vɜːbɪəl/

英英释义:

Something that is proverbial is very well-known by a lot of people.

例句:

①His mastery of the French language was proverbial .

他对法语的精通是众所周知的。

②He is a proverbially dour New England Puritan.

他是个众所周知的抑郁的新英格兰清教徒。

拓展:

这个词很明显是从“proverb”拓展开来的,所以它还有一个意思是“谚语的;出自谚语的;常说的

11.prestigious

adj.有威望的;有声望的;有威信的;受尊敬的

音标:/pre'stɪdʒəs/

英英释义:

A prestigious institution, job, or activity is respected and admired by people.

例句:

①It's one of the best equipped and most prestigious schools in the country.

这是国内设备最先进、最有威望的学校之一。

②Her first novel won a prestigious literary prize.

她的第一部小说就获得了一个颇具声望的文学奖。


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