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crown

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrowncrown1 /kraʊn/ ●●○ W3 noun  1 crown.jpg hat for king/queen [countable] a) DCJa circle made of gold and decorated with jewels, worn by kings and queens on their heads b) PGOa circle, sometimes made of things such as leaves or flowers, worn by someone who has won a special honour2 the Crown3 tooth [countable]MH an artificial top for a damaged tooth4 head [usually singular]TOP the top part of a hat or someone’s headcrown of auburn hair piled high on the crown of her head a hat with a high crown5 hill [usually singular] the top of a hill or something shaped like a hillcrown of They drove to the crown of Zion hill and on into town. The masonry at the crown of the arch is paler than on either curve.6 sports [usually singular]DS the position you have if you have won an important sports competition Can she retain her Wimbledon crown? He went on to win the world crown in 2001.7 money [countable] a) PECthe standard unit of money in some European countries Swedish crowns b) PECan old British coin. Four crowns made a pound.8 SIGN/SYMBOLpicture [countable] a mark, sign, badge etc in the shape of a crown, used especially to show rank or quality
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crownShe opened it and took out several half crowns, silver threepenny pieces and some pennies.His black hat had an unusually high crown.Dense foggy mornings, frosty nights, a lucent crown of brilliant red and golden leaves on the distant ridge.A penalty kick gave McAteer High its first state soccer crown.How much is $100 worth in Swedish crowns?In November 1558 they appeared to offer even more, when parliament agreed that the dauphin should be given the crown matrimonial.The crown of St Wenceslas and the sacred coronation oils were carried to the High Altar from here too.The crown will pass directly to William.Unheralded Davie Allan has worn the unofficial crown as master of the fuzz guitar for nearly as long.world crownHe took the first five straight off, and went on to capture the world crown for the first time.In 1988 he emulated Fittipaldi and Piquet by lifting the world crown.He's sold his private jet; he's focussing on one job; winning the world crown.Now Wigan are being asked to defend their world crown in Brisbane next February.
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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
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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!
From Longman Business Dictionarycrowncrown /kraʊn/ noun1the Crown the government of a country such as Britain that is officially led by a king or queenThe islands are possessions of the Crown.2[countable]FINANCE the English name for a unit of currency used in Denmark, Norway, and SwedenThe Swedish drug company had pre-tax profits of 545 million crowns.
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Verb table
crown
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycrown
he, she, itcrowns
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycrowned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave crowned
he, she, ithas crowned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad crowned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill crown
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have crowned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam crowning
he, she, itis crowning
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you, we, theyare crowning
Past
I, he, she, itwas crowning
you, we, theywere crowning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been crowning
he, she, ithas been crowning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been crowning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be crowning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been crowning
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