English-German translation for "illustrious"

"illustrious" German translation

illustrious
[iˈlʌstriəs]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • Erlaucht, Erhaben
    illustrious in titles
    illustrious in titles
  • glänzend
    illustrious shining obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
    illustrious shining obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
  • illustrious syn vgl. → see „famous
    illustrious syn vgl. → see „famous
Sie müssen in die Fußstapfen meines guten und erfolgreichen Kollegen Klaus Hänsch treten.
You have to follow a very illustrious act on the part of my very good colleague Klaus Hänsch.
Source: Europarl
Wie es mein berühmter Vorgänger, Paul Henri Spaak, vor vielen Jahrzehnten etwas zynisch ausdrückte:
As my illustrious predecessor, Paul Henri Spaak, rather cynically put it so many decades ago:
Source: Europarl
Aus diesem Land, das Angola heißt, überbringe ich Grüße an die verehrten Gäste dieser Plenarsitzung.
From that country named Angola I bring greetings to the illustrious guests at this Plenary Assembly.
Source: Europarl
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