Definition of repute noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    repute

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//rɪˈpyut//
     
    [uncountable](formal)
     
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  1. 1the opinion that people have of someone or something synonym reputation
  2. 2 I know him only by repute. She is a writer of international repute. My parents were artists of (some) repute (= had a very good reputation).
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