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Verb: lionise  'lI-u,nIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: lionize)
  1. Assign great social importance to
    "The tenor was lionised in Vienna";
    - lionize, celebrate

Derived forms: lionising, lionised, lionises

Type of: abide by, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], observe, respect