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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aggrandizement, aggrandisement, elevationnoun

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

    "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"

Wiktionary

  1. aggrandizementnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From agrandissement, from agrandir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aggrandizementnoun

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggrandizement in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggrandizement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of aggrandizement in a Sentence

  1. Jeh Johnson:

    He is often impatient with our sluggish government bureaucracy, can at times be very hands-on in resolving issues and problems that are brought to his personal attention, and is always mindful that we are public servants, ali works hard to do the right thing, and never acts, in my observation, for reasons of personal advancement or aggrandizement.

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