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Definition of enshrine verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] enshrine something (in something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enshrine
he / she / it enshrines
past simple enshrined
-ing form enshrining
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to make a law, right, etc. respected or official, especially by stating it in an important written document These rights are enshrined in the country's constitution. November 4, 2008 is already enshrined as a key date in American history.
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