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enthroneverb

uk   /ɪnˈθrəʊn/  us   /-ˈθroʊn/
[T] formal to put a ​king, ​queen, etc. through the ​ceremony of ​sitting on a ​throne (= ​chair used in ​ceremonies) in ​order to ​mark the ​officialbeginning of ​theirperiod in ​power [T often passive] humorous to be ​positionedsomewhere where you ​look or ​feelimportant: She ​sat in the ​diningroom, enthroned on an ​old high-backed ​chair.
enthronement
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-mənt/
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