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aggrandizement

noun [U] formal disapproving (UK usually aggrandisement) uk   us   /əˈɡræn.dɪz.mənt/
an increase in power or importance: He gives a lot of money to charity, but personal aggrandizement/self-aggrandizement is his motive.
Translations of “aggrandizement”
in Chinese (Traditional) (權力、重要性或財富的)擴大,提高,增加…
in Chinese (Simplified) (权力、重要性或财富的)扩大,提高,增加…
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