- ,well-`known adjective **known by many people or by the people involved in a particular situation:It's a well-known fact that he shares business interests with them.well-known for: Though most well-known for her TV work, she's accepted a role in the movie.well-known to/in: Our argument against the merger is well known to the company.
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