to enclose in or as in a shrine: His love for her is enshrined forever in his poetry.
to cherish as sacred: The memory of our friendship will be enshrined in my heart.
- Also inshrine.
- en·shrine·ment, noun
- un·en·shrined, adjective
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How to use enshrine in a sentence
The task is made more difficult by the need to reverse the inequities endangering people of color without enshrining an explicit system of racial preferences in the distribution of shots, which could prompt political blowback and legal challenges.Covid-19 is devastating communities of color. Can vaccines counter racial inequity? | Isaac Stanley-Becker, Lena H. Sun | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
We are entering a new age of accountability for tech to protect children and vulnerable users, to restore trust in this industry, and to enshrine in law safeguards for free speech.Big Tech risks big fines, and even breakup, under Europe’s new content and antitrust rules | David Meyer | December 15, 2020 | Fortune
He is one of only four members of the hall — along with John Wooden, Lenny Wilkens and Sharman, his former teammate — to be enshrined as both a player and a coach.Tom Heinsohn, mainstay of Boston Celtics dynasty as player, coach, dies at 86 | Matt Schudel | November 11, 2020 | Washington Post
These agreements will enshrine the idea that commercial space mining will be governed by national laws rather than international ones, the authors write, and that companies can declare “safety zones” around their operations to exclude others.Space Mining Should Be a Global Project—But It’s Not Starting Off That Way | Edd Gent | October 12, 2020 | Singularity Hub
This was folded into the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and enshrined in Article 5 of the Paris agreement.Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money. | Sigal Samuel | September 17, 2020 | Vox
Not that blacks are alone in wallowing in this early hero enshrinement.
The measure of "fitness" is the entirety of the enshrinement or embodiment of the mortal aspiration to put on immortality.The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2 | George Gordon Byron
British Dictionary definitions for enshrine
to place or enclose in or as if in a shrine
to hold as sacred; cherish; treasure
- enshrinement, noun
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