aggrandization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

aggrandize +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

aggrandization (countable and uncountable, plural aggrandizations)

  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 aggrandization of his own family.

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