enshrine Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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enshrineverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /ɪnˈʃrɑɪn/
to ​contain or ​keep in a ​place that is ​highlyadmired and ​respected: Only eight second basemen are enshrined in the ​baseball Hall of Fame. This ​principle is enshrined in the Constitution.
(Definition of enshrine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"enshrine" in British English

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enshrineverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /ɪnˈʃraɪn/ formal
to ​contain or ​keep something as if in a ​holyplace: Almost two and a ​half million ​wardead are enshrined at Yasukuni. A lot of ​memories are enshrined in this ​photographalbum.be enshrined in sth If a ​political or ​socialright is enshrined in something, it is ​protected by being ​included in it: The ​right of ​freedom of ​speech is enshrined in law/in the ​constitution.
(Definition of enshrine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “enshrine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…奉为神圣, 珍藏…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…奉爲神聖, 珍藏…
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