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  • v  invest with regal power; enthrone
    The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey
  • v  be the culminating event
    The speech crowned the meeting
  • v  form the topmost part of
  • v  put an enamel cover on
  • a  having an (artificial) crown on a tooth
    had many crowned teeth
  • a  crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory
  • a  provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified; often used in combination
    a high-crowned hat
    an orange-crowned bird
    a crowned signet ring

  • For more than four years, Sugar Ray Robinson had been known as the uncrowned welterweight champion of the world, the man the champions were afraid to fight.
  • The total public for Titian in the 16th century or Velazquez in the 17th was probably no more than a few thousand people though that included most of the crowned heads .
  • The 13th century Chartres Cathedral is a relic of an era when bishops crowned kings and kings crowned conquests by building monuments to their faith.
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  • Les Miles in Forbes
    Certainly there will be some argument as to who's the best team. But I think the national champion has been crowned tonight,Miles said. "I have give great credit to some divine intervention that allows us to be in this position."
  • Mahmoud Abbas in International Herald Tribune
    Abbas said the deal would "satisfy our people ...... and bring us to the shores of peace ...... This initiative has been crowned with success."
  • Bert van Marwijk in CITY A.M.
    We haven't succeeded in our mission yet,he added. "The target, to be crowned champions, is not yet achieved."

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