Aggrandizement - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæɡrənˌdaɪzmənt|  American pronunciation of the word aggrandizement
Brit.  |əˈɡrændɪzmənt|  British pronunciation of the word aggrandizement

noun

- the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something(syn: aggrandisement, elevation)

the aggrandizement of the king

Examples

...a movie that aggrandizes the bad guys and makes the cops look like dopes...

...a generous grant, enabling the library to significantly aggrandize its collection of books on tape...

the misuse of authority for personal aggrandizement

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