enshrine enshrine  /ɛnʃ ˈraɪn/


  1. (v) enclose in a shrine
  2. (v) hold sacred



  • To enshrine their priestly duties as a priority, their contract includes a clause freeing them from promotional events when parish duties call.


  1. Editorial: Shield law needed now, more than ever

    Journalists shouldn't be prosecuted for just doing their jobs and informing the public. It's past time to enshrine that principle with a federal shield law to protect reporters and their confidential sources.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  2. Second Amendment

    The Bill of Rights, the first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, were proposed and adopted to enshrine certain personal rights and restrain the federal government, specifying that any power not delegated to the federal government was reserved to the states, or the people.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Fountain Hills Times


  1. Rudolph writes: "It was a great speech and one that the denizens of freedom should be proud to enshrine in a museum somewhere. Perhaps they could put it next to MLKs `I Have a Dream.' They could call it `I Have a Middle Finger.'"
    on Apr 8, 2005 By: Eric Rudolph Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. The coalition supporting the new president, Viktor F. Yanukovich, says in a formal statement of intent released Tuesday that the legislation will "enshrine Ukraine's nonaligned status in law."
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Viktor Yanukovych Source: New York Times

  3. "One of the rare qualities you seen in a coach is to be able to relate to players as they see things their w gotten a chance to enshrine someone in Canton, and I think it may not be too long before he gets a chance to come to Canton and be inducted...
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Andre Tippett Source: CNN International

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