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hail sb/sth as sth

phrasal verb with hail uk   us   /heɪl/ verb
C2 to praise a person or an achievement by saying that they are similar to someone or something very good: She's been hailed as one of the best young dancers today. The film was hailed as a masterpiece in its day.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 讚揚…爲…
in Russian провозглашать кого-либо кем-либо…
in Turkish birisini yüceltmek, övmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赞扬…为…
in Polish okrzyknąć kogoś/coś kimś/czymś…
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