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Definition of the noun aggrandisement

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noun - plural: aggrandisements

  1. the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something

Alternative definition of the noun aggrandisement


  1. [British, rare] Alternative spelling of 'aggrandizement'.

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Google previewMuseum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art (1841)

Russian aggrandisement is the true danger of the world. Among the striking features of the present crisis is the prominence into which the tribes of the Central Caucasus have been thrown within the last half dozen years. Until that period they ...

Google previewMacmillan's Magazine (1907)

Aggrandisement is a distinctly Socialist aim ; it is the Socialist who blossoms from a day-labourer to a salaried official, and who burns to dictate to the world from the tribune or the editorial chair. Competition is an essential feature of Socialism, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Dalits in India: Emancipation and empowerment (2002)

by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva

As long as endogamy is prescribed and practiced, wide self-interest hint that one should help the aggrandisement of the members of one's caste. P.K. Tripathi, former member, Law Commission of India states that legislators representing the ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The same furious and blinded zeal which led to the depopulation of Spam lei also to its aggrandisement. The kingdom of Granada now alone remained of all the Mahometan possessions in Spain. Princes equally zealous and ambitious were ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen (1853)

by Thomas Thomson

any text-book, until a " little more experienced," is consonant with that pure spirit of philosophy which always characterises a high independent mind, that is animated by the love of truth, and not by the vain desire of personal aggrandisement.

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopaedia of World History

From a religious contest it became out wardly a gladiatorial encounter, the prize being the aggrandisement of individual generals ; inwardly it became a struggle between France and Spain for the hegemony of Europe. Bernard, duke of ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1A1N1D2I1S1E1M3E1N1T1

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