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reputation meaning

EN[ˌɹɛpjʊˈteɪʃən]
US
WReputation
  • Reputation of a social entity (a person, a social group, an organization) is an opinion about that entity, Reputation may be considered as a component of identity as defined by others. Reputation is known to be a ubiquitous, spontaneous,
  • NounPLreputationsPREré-SUF-ation
    1. What somebody is known for.
      1. And Balaam (or as the trueth of the hebrewe hath Bileam) doth signifie the people of no reputation / or the vayne people or they that are not counted for people.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The reputation of the elder Baron, although by all accounts justly merited, was destined to be completely thrown into the shade by that of his son [ …]
      • This immoral act calls his reputation into question. ‎
      • Gypsies enjoy a reputation for natural musicianship, and their passionate repertoire has inspired nongypsy composers such as Liszt, Brahms, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, and Strauss.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Davis is out to remove the slur of moral uptightness and narrow virtue from Malamuds reputation.

Meaning of reputation for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "reputation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    2. en reputational
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