German-English translation for "adeln"

"adeln" English translation

adeln
[ˈaːdəln]transitives Verb | transitive verb v/t <h>

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  • ennoble, raise (jemand | somebodysb) to nobility (oder | orod noble rank)
    adeln den Adel verleihen
    adeln den Adel verleihen
  • raise (jemand | somebodysb) to the peerage britisches Englisch | British EnglishBr
    adeln
    adeln
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  • ennoble
    adeln figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig literarisch | literaryliter
    adeln figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig literarisch | literaryliter
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adeln
Neutrum | neuter n <Adelns>

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But as you know, Madam Commissioner, noblesse oblige.
Aber wie Sie selbst wissen, Frau Kommissarin, heißt es so schön auf deutsch: Adel verpflichtet.
Source: Europarl
Nobility is no guarantee of wisdom.
Adel schützt vor Torheit nicht.
Source: Tatoeba
I could go even further, and say it would be ennobled by such a decision.
Ich würde sogar sagen, sie würde dadurch geadelt.
Source: Europarl
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