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English definition of “enlightened”

enlightened

adjective     /ɪnˈlaɪ.tənd/ US  /-t̬ənd/ approving
showing understanding , acting in a positive way, and not following old-fashioned or false beliefs : The school has an enlightened policy of teaching boys to cook . These days she's much more enlightened in her views on education .Open-mindedJustice and fairness knowing the truth about existence : Buddha was an enlightened being.Aware
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