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to the (greater) glory of somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishto the (greater) glory of somebody/somethingto the (greater) glory of somebody/somethingformalPRAISE in order to increase the honour that is given to someone or something The cathedral was built to the greater glory of God. glory
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to the (greater) glory of somebody/somethingBut to be perfectly frank, Stevens, I wasn't paying much attention to the glories of nature.In its place, they were erecting a flamboyant, terracotta cathedral to the glory of the Prudential Insurance company.The exterior of Byzantine churches is plain and simple; its appearance is ceded to the glory of the interior.Bach composed to the greater glory of God.Six miles further is Lake Trasimeno, gateway to the glories of Umbria.
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