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Noun: reputation  ,re-pyu'tey-shun
  1. The state of being held in high esteem and honour
    - repute
     
  2. Notoriety for some particular characteristic
    "his reputation for promiscuity"
     
  3. The general estimation that the public has for a person
    "he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing";
    - report

Derived forms: reputations

See also: disreputable, reputable

Type of: estimate, estimation, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], ill fame, laurels, notoriety

Encyclopedia: Reputation