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"enshrine" in British English

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enshrineverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ɪnˈʃraɪn/  us   /ɪnˈʃraɪn/ formal
to contain or keep something as if in a holy place: Almost two and a half million war dead are enshrined at Yasukuni. A lot of memories are enshrined in this photograph album.
be enshrined in sth
If a political or social right is enshrined in something, it is protected by being included in it: The right of freedom of speech is enshrined in law/in the constitution.
(Definition of enshrine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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enshrineverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /ɪnˈʃrɑɪn/
to contain or keep in a place that is highly admired and respected: Only eight second basemen are enshrined in the baseball Hall of Fame. This principle is enshrined in the Constitution.
(Definition of enshrine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “enshrine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…奉为神圣, 珍藏…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…奉爲神聖, 珍藏…
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