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dignify

verb [T] uk   /ˈdɪɡ.nɪ.faɪ/ us  
to cause something to be respected and considered important to cause something to be respected and considered important when that is not deserved: I'm not even going to dignify that stupid question with an answer.
Translations of “dignify”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…受到重視, 使…受到尊重, 抬舉,抬高…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…受到重视, 使…受到尊重, 抬举,抬高…
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