ingratiate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"ingratiate" in British English

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ingratiateverb

uk   us   /ɪŋˈɡreɪ.ʃiː.eɪt/ disapproving
ingratiate yourself to make someone like you by ​praising or ​trying to ​please them: He's always ​trying to ingratiate himself with his ​boss.
(Definition of ingratiate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ingratiateverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈɡreɪ·ʃiˌeɪt/ disapproving
to ​try to make yourself ​especiallypleasant in ​order to get someone to like or ​approve of you, and often to ​influence someone to do something for you: He ​tries to ingratiate himself with the ​boss by saying that all her ​ideas are ​brilliant.
(Definition of ingratiate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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