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apotheosis
American English: /əˌpɑθiˈoʊsəs/
British English: /əˌpɒθɪˈəʊsɪs/

Translation of apotheosis in Spanish:

noun plural apotheosesPronunciation: /-siːz/

  • 1 uncountable (deification)
    Example sentences
    • More important, allegory was deemed the best vehicle for representing apotheosis, the painter's access to immortal status, an idea integral to the project from the start.
    • If density is the soul of the city, this is its spiritual or, better, commercial apotheosis.
    • His famous objection to the apotheosis of the bald eagle as the new nation's symbol is characteristic.
  • 2 countable (extreme manifestation) [literary]
    Example sentences
    • ‘It was certainly the most satisfying moment of my life,’ he said later, the apotheosis of a career which had many highs and indelible lows.
    • I have long sung his praises but his work on this play, a work he admits in a programme note is close to his heart, must rank as the apotheosis of his career so far, though I have to say I tremble as to what he will present us with next year.
    • William Blake's engravings at the end of his career are the apotheosis of engraving as a creative linear technique.
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