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English definition of “enthrone”


verb     /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 Ceremonies [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 .Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing downPromoting, demoting and transferring staff enthronement     /-mənt/ noun [C or U] Ceremonies
(Definition of enthrone verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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