Aggrandizement (noun)

  1. The act or process of making something greater, or the state of being made greater.
  2. The act of increasing one's power, wealth, or status, or the state of having increased these things.

Origin:

Derived from the latin word 'aggrandire', meaning 'to enlarge or increase'.

Examples:

  1. The aggrandizement of the empire was achieved through conquest and colonization.
  2. The politician was accused of seeking aggrandizement through corrupt means.
  3. The company's aggrandizement was reflected in its rapidly increasing stock value.
  4. The aggrandizement of the city was achieved through a series of infrastructure projects.
  5. The aggrandizement of the nation was seen as a sign of its growing power and influence.
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