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nobilitate

Line breaks: no¦bili|tate
Pronunciation: /nə(ʊ)ˈbɪlɪteɪt/

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Definition of nobilitate in English:

verb

[with object] archaic , rare
Give (someone) a noble rank or title; ennoble: the frequent nobilitating of rich commoners

Origin

early 16th century: from Latin nobilitat-, from nobilitare 'to raise in rank': see -ate3.

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