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en·shrine(ĕn-shrīn′) also in·shrine (ĭn-)
tr.v. en·shrined, en·shrin·ing, en·shrines also in·shrined or in·shrin·ing or in·shrines
1. To enclose in or as if in a shrine.
2. To cherish as sacred.
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1. to place or enclose in or as if in a shrine
2. to hold as sacred; cherish; treasure
3. chiefly US and Canadian to induct into a Hall of Fame
enˈshrinement, inˈshrinement n
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v.t. -shrined, -shrin•ing.
1. to enclose in a shrine.
2. to cherish as sacred.
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Past participle: enshrined
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|Verb||1.||enshrine - enclose in a shrine; "the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral"|
|2.||enshrine - hold sacred|
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verb preserve, protect, treasure, cherish, revere, exalt, consecrate, embalm, sanctify, hallow, apotheosize the apartheid system which enshrined racism
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
enshrine[ɪnˈʃraɪn] vt [+ doctrine, principle, right] → sauvegarder
to be enshrined in [+ law, legislation] → être garanti(e) par
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vt (fig) → bewahren
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
enshrineinshrine [ɪnˈʃraɪn] vt → custodire
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