Definition of enshrine
1 : to enclose in or as if in a shrine
2 : to preserve or cherish as sacred
enshrinementplay \in-ˈshrīn-mənt, en-\ noun
Examples of enshrine in a Sentence
some teachers tend to enshrine their personal preferences as sacred rules of English grammar
Recent Examples of enshrine from the Web
But Trump has re-enshrined the Iran deal; his greatest defender on Fox News, Tucker Carlson, now spends his evenings browbeating commentators who suggest that Iran poses a threat to the United States.
And so BKSK exercised the architect’s prerogative to enshrine what time erodes, translating the cast foliage designs of the 19th century into contemporary digital abstractions molded in glazed terra-cotta.
The agency’s action represents the first significant blow to arbitration since two Supreme Court decisions, in 2011 and 2013, enshrined its use.
But achieving his ambition of enshrining the existence of the Self-Defense Forces in the top law looks more remote after the bloodbath the ruling party suffered in Sunday’s Tokyo assembly elections.
A bill presented last week would enshrine curbs on fundamental rights in law if approved by parliament, the rights group said.
Jones will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 5 in Canton, Ohio.
The Natural Resources Trust Fund was created in 1976 and enshrined in the state constitution.
As budget talks remain mired down less than two weeks before the new fiscal year starts, a bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced a bill to permanently enshrine Maypole dancing as Delaware’s official state dance.
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Origin and Etymology of enshrine
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of enshrine for English Language Learners
: to remember and protect (someone or something that is valuable, admired, etc.)
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