1. a great exploit [feat]
    • 彼はその戦いで功名を立てた
    • He distinguished himself in the battle.
    • 抜け駆けの功名を立てようとした
    • He tried to 「steal a march [《米》 get the jump] on the others.
  1. 功名争いa struggle for distinction
    • 功名心にはやる
    • be eager for fame/be ambitious