Focus on the pronunciation of alienate
English definition of “alienate”
/ˈeɪ·li·əˌneɪt/, /ˈeɪl·jə-/ v [T]
› to cause a person or people to stop supporting someone or to stop feeling welcome: All these changes to the newspaper have alienated its old readers. alienation
/ˌeɪ·li·əˈneɪ·ʃən/, /ˌeɪl·jə-/ n [U] › The alienation of young adults has lowered the number of people who vote.