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enlightenment

noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈlaɪ.tən.mənt/  us   /-t̬ən-/
the state of understanding something: Can you give me any enlightenment on what happened? in Hinduism and Buddhism, the highest spiritual state that can be achieved
Translations of “enlightenment”
in Chinese (Traditional) 領悟, 啓發, 開導…
in Chinese (Simplified) 领悟, 启发, 开导…
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