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verb [T] uk ( UK usually lionise)   /ˈlaɪ.ə.naɪz/ us  
to make someone famous, or to treat someone as if they were famous
noun [U] uk ( UK usually lionisation)   /ˌlaɪ.ə.naɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us  
Translations of “lionize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使成名, 將…視作名人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使成名, 将…视作名人…
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