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enshrine (someone or something) in (one's) heart

To retain fondly, as of a memory. While I'm heartbroken that grandma is gone, at least I've enshrined all of my wonderful memories with her in my heart.
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enshrine (something) in (something)

To place something on display, often within a protective case or material. I keep my Olympic medals in a cabinet in my foyer so that all visitors can see them.
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enshrine someone in one's heart

 and enshrine someone's memory in one's heart
Fig. to keep the memory of someone in a special place in one's heart or mind. Bob enshrined Jill's memory in his heart.
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enshrine something in something

to honor someone or something by placement in a shrine. Bill enshrined his grandfather's watch in a glass dome.
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It is up to the shrine as a religious entity to interpret the contents of its rites, including whether it should enshrine the war criminals separately.
What supreme irony that the very concept our former Prime Minister strove to oppose is actually attempting to enshrine Thatcherism as a legal requirement across the EU.
Set up in 1869 by imperial command and receiving its current name 10 years later, Yasukuni enshrines nearly 2.
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On New Year's Day in 2004, he visited the shrine, which enshrines convicted war criminals along with Japan's war dead.
But it also enshrines 14 convicted World War II Class-A war criminals, including wartime Prime Minister Gen.
The 51-member Great Council of Chiefs (GCC) finished meeting late Tuesday night, resolving that Fiji's 1997 Constitution, which enshrines multiracial power-sharing, is still ''the supreme law,'' Australian Broadcasting Corp.