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English noun: aggrandisement

1. aggrandisement (act) the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something


SamplesThe aggrandizement of the king.
His elevation to cardinal.


Synonymsaggrandizement, elevation


Broader (hypernym)increase, step-up


Narrower (hyponym)ego trip, self-aggrandisement, self-aggrandizement









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