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enshrine

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /ɪnˈʃraɪn/ formal
to contain or keep something as if in a holy place: Almost two and a half million war dead are enshrined at Yasukuni. A lot of memories are enshrined in this photograph album.be enshrined in sth If a political or social right is enshrined in something, it is protected by being included in it: The right of freedom of speech is enshrined in law/in the constitution.
Translations of “enshrine”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…奉爲神聖, 珍藏…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…奉为神圣, 珍藏…
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