aggrandizement

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Etymology[edit]

From French agrandissement, from agrandir.

Noun[edit]

aggrandizement (plural aggrandizements)

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

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