1.widely or fully known
e.g. awell-known politician
a politician who is well known
these facts are well known
Awell-known person or thing is known about by a lot of people and is therefore famous or familiar. If someone iswell-known for a particular activity, a lot of people know about them because of their involvement with that activity.
e.g. He surrounds himself with attractive, intelligent, orwell-known people...
e.g. He iswell-known to the local police...
Awell-known fact is a fact that is known by people in general.
e.g. It may be awell-known fact, but I didn't know it...
e.g. It is well known that bamboo shoots are a panda's staple diet.
误 He is one of the world's most well-known writers.
正 He is one of the world's best-known writers.
析 well-known意为“著名的”,其最高级形式应为best-known,不是most well-known。
When the studio didn't want me for the film - it wanted somebody aswell-known as Paul - he stood up for me.
At first the price of single copies was seldom a penny-usually two or three cents was charged-and some of the olderwell-known papers charged five or six cents.
1. She sang an oldwell-known song.
2. That writer iswell-known.
3. For reasonswell-known to all, I had to cancel the trip.
4. He is one of the world's best-known opera singers.