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English definition of “ennoble”

ennoble

verb [T] uk   /ɪˈnəʊ.bl̩/ us    /-ˈnoʊ-/
to make someone a member of the nobility (= highest social rank)Royalty, aristocracy and titles literary to make something or someone better so that people admire it or them more: He has this theory that suffering can ennoble a person's character.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
(Definition of ennoble from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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