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PinYin shù bēi lì zhuàn    Simplified 树碑立传    Traditional 樹碑立傳
  1. lit. to erect a stele and write a biography (idiom)
  2. to monumentalize
  3. to glorify
  4. to sing the praises of

Chinese meanings
  1. shùbēilìzhuàn
    原指把某人生平事迹刻在石碑上或写成传记加以颂扬,现在比喻通过某种途径树立个人威信,抬高个人声望(含贬义)。

Chinese meanings
  1. shù bēi lì zhuàn
    【近义】歌功颂德
    【反义】口诛笔伐
    【释义】树:立。原指把某人生平事迹刻在石碑上或写成传记,使他的名声世代流传下去。现比喻立个人威信,抬高个人声望。

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