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crown in Officials topic

crowncrown2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 PGOto place a crown on the head of a new king or queen as part of an official ceremony in which they become king or queencoronation 🔊 Louis was crowned at Reims in 814.crown somebody (as) king/queen etc 🔊 In 1896 Nicholas was crowned as Tsar.2 to give someone a title for winning a competition 🔊 She was crowned Wimbledon champion.3 PERFECTto make something perfect or complete, by adding an achievement etccrown somebody with something 🔊 a long career crowned with a peaceful retirement4 be crowned with something5 MHto put a protective top on a damaged tooth6 informalHIT to hit someone on the head→ See Verb table
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crownAnd this might have happened had success crowned an attempt to penetrate the Confederate works by means of a mine.She was crowned at the age of eight.The timbered Untertor, crowned by its clock within a triangular roof, stands at the end of a narrow street.And to crown her joy Guy Ferris was an expert sailor.The Super Bowl champions have been crowned -- no fatalities this year -- and the groundhog has seen his shadow.The Lombards incorporated this into an iron crown which was used to crown the kings of Lombardy.The entire complex is surrounded by a ten-foot Cyclone fence crowned with multiple rows of barbed wire.crown somebody (as) king/queen etcHe was going to be crowned Wizard King.These Wild Things recognize Max as one of their own, at least in spirit, and crown him their king.The Lombards incorporated this into an iron crown which was used to crown the kings of Lombardy.He succeeded so well that the people crowned him king of this whole region!