Definition of coronate
: crown 1a
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Then again, having a single Democratic frontrunner in 2016, who was effectively coronated as the party’s nominee from the beginning, also turned out to be trouble.
With one swift kick Chastain coronated the U.S. women as Queens of the World, which seemed like the next logical step for a team that had gone from near obscurity to a national conversation piece in just three weeks.
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Origin and Etymology of coronate
Latin coronatus, past participle of coronare to crown, from corona
First Known Use: circa 1623See Words from the same year
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