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Aggrandizement - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Aggrandizement' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Aggrandizement [ n.]
- The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement; as, the emperor seeks only the aggrandizement of his own family.

Meaning of 'Aggrandizement' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . aggrandizement [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
Example in sentence:
  • his elevation to cardinal;
  • the aggrandizement of the king