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venerate

verb [T] uk   /ˈven.ər.eɪt/  us   /-ɚ.eɪt/ formal
to honour or very much respect a person or thing: Robert Burns is Scotland's most venerated poet.
veneration
noun [U] uk   /ˌven.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ɚˈeɪ-/
Gandhi became an object of widespread veneration because of his unceasing struggle for freedom and equality.
Translations of “venerate”
in Vietnamese tôn trọng, tôn kính…
in Spanish venerar…
in Thai เคารพ…
in Malaysian menghormati…
in French vénérer…
in German verehren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尊重, 敬重…
in Indonesian menghormati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尊重, 敬重…
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