Definition of Aggrandisement

1. Noun. The act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something. "His elevation to cardinal"

Exact synonyms: Aggrandizement, Elevation
Generic synonyms: Increase, Step-up
Specialized synonyms: Ego Trip, Self-aggrandisement, Self-aggrandizement
Derivative terms: Aggrandise, Aggrandize, Elevate, Elevate

Definition of Aggrandisement

1. Noun. (British rare) Alternative spelling of '''aggrandizement'''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Aggrandisement

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1. Periods of European History by Arthur Hassall (1894)
"CHAPTER VI THE aggrandisement OF FRANCE Foreign policy of Richelieu — Territorial aggrandisement—Questions of the ..."

2. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1895)
"Her unwillingness therefore to see France swallow up the Low Countries was no mere vague jealousy of French aggrandisement, but was a necessary part of her ..."

3. Europe 1598-1715 by Henry Offley Wakeman (1904)
"CHAPTER VI THE aggrandisement OF FRANCE Foreign policy of Richelieu—Territorial aggrandisement—Questions of the ..."

4. The Law of Nations Considered as Independent Political Communities by Travers Twiss (1861)
"\ess fa^ aggrandisement be actually prejudicial to its rights, or visibly threatens to become so9. War is not 6 Martens, Recueil, vii. p. 296. p. 786. ..."

5. Roman Society in the Last Century of the Western Empire by Samuel Dill (1899)
"... aggrandisement OF THE ARISTOCRACY THE evidence adduced in the previous chapter as to the disorganisation of important branches of the public service, ..."

6. Halleck's International Law: Or, Rules Regulating the Intercourse of States by Henry Wager Halleck, Sherston Baker (1878)
"... how serious must be the danger to our own safety to constitute a justifiable cause for our taking up arms to prevent the aggrandisement of a neighbour ? ..."

7. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"í CHAPTER II THE PERIOD OF aggrandisement [1200-1520 AD] ABOUT six centuries and a half ago a pastoral band of four hundred Turkish families was journeying ..."

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