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crown

verb [T]
 
 
/kraʊn/
MAKE KING/QUEEN to put a crown on someone's head in an official ceremony that makes them a king or queen: [often passive] Queen Elizabeth II of England was crowned in 1952.Ceremonies
ON TOP literary to be on top of something : A large domed ceiling crowns the main hall.On or off
BEST PART to be the best or most successful part of something: The book crowned his successful writing career.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
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