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Definition of enthrone verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

enthrone

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈθrəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈθroʊn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enthrone
BrE BrE//ɪnˈθrəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈθroʊn//
 
he / she / it enthrones
BrE BrE//ɪnˈθrəʊnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈθroʊnz//
 
past simple enthroned
BrE BrE//ɪnˈθrəʊnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈθroʊnd//
 
past participle enthroned
BrE BrE//ɪnˈθrəʊnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈθroʊnd//
 
-ing form enthroning
BrE BrE//ɪnˈθrəʊnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈθroʊnɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] enthrone somebody 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). Word Origin early 16th cent. (gradually replacing late Middle English enthronize; formerly also as inthrone): from en-, in- ‘on’ + throne.
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