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English definition of “glory”

glory

noun (ADMIRATION/PRAISE)    /ˈɡlɔː.ri/ US  /ˈɡlɔːr.i/
[U] praise and thanks, especially as given to God: Glory be to God! He dedicated his poetry to the glory of God.Worshipping a god C1 [U] great admiration, honour, and praise that you earn by doing something successfully: He revelled in the glory of scoring three goals in the final eight minutes. This was her final professional match, and she wanted to end her career in a blaze of glory.Showing respect and admiration [C] an important achievement that earns someone great admiration, honour, and praise: The reunion is an opportunity for the soldiers to remember their past glories.Showing respect and admiration
(Definition of glory noun (ADMIRATION/PRAISE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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