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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. distinguished
Borges es, sin duda, uno de los más insignes escritores del mundo de habla hispana.Borges is, without a doubt, one of the most distinguished writers of the Spanish-speaking world.
b. notable
La conferencia está dedicada a la obra del insigne lingüista colombiano, Rufino J. Cuervo.The conference is devoted to the work of the notable Colombian linguist, Rufino J. Cuervo.
c. famous
En los jardines del campus, hay una pieza del insigne escultor Henry Moore.In the campus gardens, there's a piece by the famous sculptor Herny Moore.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. distinguished, illustrious
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(distinguido) distinguished; (famoso) famous;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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