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enshrine

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verb en·shrine \in-ˈshrīn, en-, especially Southern -ˈsrīn\

Simple Definition of enshrine

  • : to remember and protect (someone or something that is valuable, admired, etc.)

Full Definition of enshrine

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to enclose in or as if in a shrine

  3. 2 :  to preserve or cherish as sacred

en·shrine·ment play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of enshrine

  1. <some teachers tend to enshrine their personal preferences as sacred rules of English grammar>



Origin of enshrine

Middle English


First Known Use: 14th century



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