1 Been is the past participle of be.
2 verb If you have been to a place, you have gone to it or visited it. He's already been to Tunisia, and is to go on to Morocco and Mauritania... V prep/adv I've been there before. V prep/adv
has-been ( has-beens plural ) If you describe someone as a has-been, you are indicating in an unkind way that they were important or respected in the past, but they are not now. n-count
...the so-called experts and various has-beens who foist opinions on us.
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