enshrine(redirected from inshrinement)
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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.
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
v.t. -shrined, -shrin•ing.
1. to enclose in a shrine.
2. to cherish as sacred.
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|
vt (fig) → bewahren