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verb worship pronunciation in British English /ˈwɜː(r)ʃɪp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyworship
he/she/itworships
present participleworshipping
past tenseworshipped
past participleworshipped
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to feel or show respect and love for a god
    The prisoners were not allowed to worship their own god.
    The whole family worshipped at St Jude’s every Sunday.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to love and admire someone or something very much
    His junior officers worshipped him.
    They worshipped political and social success.

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