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hearten

verb [T] uk   /ˈhɑː.tən/  us   /ˈhɑːr.t̬ən/
to make someone feel happier and more positive about a situation: Anti-government protesters have been heartened by recent government promises of free and fair elections.
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Translations of “hearten”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼓勵,使振作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼓励,使振作…
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