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lionize

verb [T] (UK usually lionise) uk   us   /ˈlaɪ.ə.naɪz/
to make someone famous, or to treat someone as if they were famous
lionization
noun [U] (UK usually lionisation) uk   us   /ˌlaɪ.ə.naɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/
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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