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English definition of “aggrandizement”


noun [U] formal disapproving (UK usually aggrandisement)     /əˈɡræn.dɪz.mənt/
an increase in power or importance : He gives a lot of money to charity , but personal aggrandizement/ self- aggrandizement is his motive .Promoting, demoting and transferring staff
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