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"venerate" in British English

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venerateverb [T]

uk   /ˈven.ər.eɪt/  us   /-ɚ.eɪt/ formal
veneration
noun [U] uk   /ˌven.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ɚˈeɪ-/
Gandhi ​became an ​object of ​widespread veneration because of his ​unceasingstruggle for ​freedom and ​equality.
(Definition of venerate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"venerate" in American English

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venerateverb [T]

 us   /ˈven·əˌreɪt/
to ​honor or have ​greatrespect for a ​person or thing: The American ​writer Mark Twain has been venerated for ​almost a ​century.
(Definition of venerate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “venerate”
in Spanish venerar…
in Vietnamese tôn trọng, tôn kính…
in Malaysian menghormati…
in Thai เคารพ…
in French vénérer…
in German verehren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尊重, 敬重…
in Indonesian menghormati…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尊重, 敬重…
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