[ uh-gran-diz-muh nt ]
/ əˈgræn dɪz mənt /
an act or instance of aggrandizing, or increasing in size, or intensity: aggrandizement of mercantile trade in the early colonies.
the act of making something appear greater than is actually warranted by the facts: Some saw it as ego aggrandizement.
expansion of power, wealth, rank, or honor: The department was used for the aggrandizement of its leaders.
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Also especially British, ag·gran·dise·ment.
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