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      n   pl   , -ties  
1    a famous person  
a show-business celebrity     
2    fame or notoriety  
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1    big name, big shot     (informal)   bigwig     (informal)   celeb     (informal)   dignitary, face     (informal)   lion, luminary, megastar     (informal)   name, personage, personality, star, superstar, V.I.P.  
2    distinction, éclat, eminence, fame, glory, honour, notability, popularity, pre-eminence, prestige, prominence, renown, reputation, repute, stardom  
   has-been, nobody, obscurity, unknown  

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a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.
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