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

 

enshrine

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈʃraɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈʃraɪn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enshrine
BrE BrE//ɪnˈʃraɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈʃraɪn//
 
he / she / it enshrines
BrE BrE//ɪnˈʃraɪnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈʃraɪnz//
 
past simple enshrined
BrE BrE//ɪnˈʃraɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈʃraɪnd//
 
past participle enshrined
BrE BrE//ɪnˈʃraɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈʃraɪnd//
 
-ing form enshrining
BrE BrE//ɪnˈʃraɪnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈʃraɪnɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] enshrine something (in something) (formal) 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. Word Origin late Middle English (formerly also as inshrine): from en-, in- ‘in’ + shrine.
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