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Middle English ennoblen, from Old French ennoblir. Equivalent to en- + noble.

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ennoble (third-person singular simple present ennobles, present participle ennobling, simple past and past participle ennobled)

  1. To bestow with nobility, honour or grace.
  2. To perform on a fabric the industrial processes of dry-cleaning, printing and embossing, and sizing and finishing.

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