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immortalize

verb [T often passive] uk (UK usually immortalise)   /ɪˈmɔː.təl.aɪz/ us    /-ˈmɔːr.t̬əl-/
to make someone or something so famous that that person or thing is remembered for a very long time: Marlene Dietrich was immortalized through her roles in films like 'The Blue Angel'.
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