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Definición de “crown” en inglés

crown

noun [C] uk   /kraʊn/ us  

crown noun [C] (HEAD COVERING)

a circular decoration for the head, usually made of gold and jewels (= precious stones), and worn by a king or queen at official ceremoniesJewelleryCeremonial clothes and objects the act of winning a sports competition: He plans to defend his Olympic crown.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated

crown noun [C] (TOP PART)

the top part of a head, hat, or hill: A pink ribbon had been tied around the crown of the hat.Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objectsThe head

crown noun [C] (TOOTH)

an artificial piece used to cover a damaged toothDentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teeth

crown noun [C] (COIN)

a British coin that is no longer usedBritish money

crown

verb [T] uk   /kraʊn/ us  

crown verb [T] (HEAD COVERING)

to put a crown on someone's head in an official ceremony that makes that person king or queen: Queen Elizabeth II was crowned (queen) (= made queen in a special ceremony) in 1953.
See also
Ceremonies
If an event or achievement crowns something, it is the best or most successful part of it: an acting career crowned by her final Oscar-winning performanceSurpassing in quality or number

crown verb [T] (TOP PART)

formal If something crowns something else, it is on or around the top of it: The church was crowned with golden domes.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing slang to hit someone on the headHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain

crown verb [T] (TOOTH)

to fit a crown (= tooth covering): She's had her two front teeth crowned.DentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teeth
(Definition of crown from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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