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Definition of enthrone verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] enthrone somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enthrone
he / she / it enthrones
past simple enthroned
-ing form enthroning
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when a king, queen, or important member of a Church is enthroned, they sit on a throne (= a special chair) in a ceremony to mark the beginning of their rule The painting depicts the enthroned Madonna and Child (= sitting on a throne ).
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noun [uncountable, countable]
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