person of repute


person of repute
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  • repute — [ri pyo͞ot′] vt. reputed, reputing [ME reputen < MFr reputer < L reputare < re , again + putare, to think: see PUTATIVE] to consider or account (a person or thing) to be as specified; generally suppose or regard: usually in the passive… …   English World dictionary

  • repute — [[t]rɪpju͟ːt[/t]] 1) PHRASE: n PHR A person or thing of repute or of high repute is respected and known to be good. [FORMAL] He was a writer of repute... Chicago has 6 graduate and professional schools of high repute. 2) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp… …   English dictionary

  • repute — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Reputation Nouns 1. repute, reputation, distinction, mark, name, figure; note, notability, celebrity, fame, famousness, renown, popularity, credit, prestige, glory, honor; luster, illustriousness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • repute — /ri pyooht /, n., v., reputed, reputing. n. 1. estimation in the view of others; reputation: persons of good repute. 2. favorable reputation; good name; public respect. v.t. 3. to consider or believe (a person or thing) to be as specified; regard …   Universalium

  • repute — 1. noun Reputation, especially a good reputation. See Also: disrepute, reputable, reputation, ill repute 2. verb a) To attribute or credit something to …   Wiktionary

  • repute — re•pute [[t]rɪˈpyut[/t]] n. v. put•ed, put•ing 1) estimation in the view of others; reputation: persons of good repute[/ex] 2) favorable reputation 3) to consider or believe (a person or thing) to be as specified (usu. used in the passive): He… …   From formal English to slang

  • repute — /rəˈpjut / (say ruh pyooht) noun 1. estimation in the view of others; reputation: persons of good repute. 2. favourable reputation; good name; credit or note. –verb (t) (reputed, reputing) 3. (commonly in the passive) to consider or esteem (a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • repute — The esteem or opinion held by the public, the community, or neighborhood in respect of a person or a thing. People v Belcastro, 356 Ill 144, 190 NE 301, 92 ALR 1223. See good repute …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Wesley Person — Wesley Lavon Person (né le 28 mars 1971 à Comté de Crenshaw, Alabama) est un ancien joueur américain de basket ball de NBA. Sélectionné par les Phoenix Suns au 23e rang de la draft 1994 à sa sortie de l université Auburn, il joua trois saisons… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • key man — I noun indispensable person, man of mark, officer, person of importance, person of repute, president, top person II index chairman, executive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary