verb[with object and adverbial of place]
- 1Place (a revered or precious object) in an appropriate receptacle: relics are enshrined under altarsMore example sentences
- When the time came to enshrine the relic, however, it split in two.
- The two brothers and their king also discovered the hill where relics of the previous Buddha had been enshrined.
- Visitors picnicked and bathed on the flat slabs of rock between the eight broad strands on the falls, and then worshipped at the small temples enshrining hero stones.
- 1.1Preserve (a right, tradition, or idea) in a form that ensures it will be protected and respected: the right of all workers to strike was enshrined in the new constitutionMore example sentences
- Our most treasured rights are also enshrined in law, laws are something that only humans can make and comply with or break.
- This is a very tough one as many of the American's rights are enshrined in the constitution.
- These are rights enshrined in Article 10 of the European Convention.
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- The problem is the enshrinement of Class A war criminals along with the others.
- Rather, it means the constitutional enshrinement of the principle of national and cultural and ethnic and religious tolerance.
- Their enshrinement of human rights is a security measure.