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hail sb/sth as sth

phrasal verb with hail uk   us   /heɪl/ verb
C2 to ​praise a ​person or an ​achievement by ​comparing them to someone or something very good: She's been ​hailed as one of the ​bestyoungdancers today. The ​film was ​hailed as a ​masterpiece in ​itsday.

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(Definition of hail sb/sth as sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hail sb/sth as sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赞扬…为…
in Turkish birisini yüceltmek, övmek…
in Russian провозглашать кого-либо кем-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 讚揚…爲…
in Polish okrzyknąć kogoś/coś kimś/czymś…
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