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enthrone

verb uk   /ɪnˈθrəʊn/ us    /-ˈθroʊn/
[T] formal to put a king, queen, etc. through the ceremony of sitting on a throne (= chair used in ceremonies) in order to mark the official beginning of their period in power [T often passive] humorous to be positioned somewhere where you look or feel important: She sat in the dining room, enthroned on an old high-backed chair.
enthronement
noun [C or U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
Translations of “enthrone”
in Spanish entronizar…
in French introniser…
in German auf den Thron setzen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爲…舉行登基儀式, 使登基, 立…爲王…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…举行登基仪式, 使登基, 立…为王…
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