Translation of "alienate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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alienateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈeɪ.li.ə.neɪt/ us /ˈeɪ.li.ə.neɪt/

alienate verb [ T ] (LOSE SUPPORT)

to cause someone or a group of people to stop supporting and agreeing with you

All these changes to the newspaper have alienated its traditional readers. 报纸改头换面疏远了老读者。

alienate verb [ T ] (MAKE UNWELCOME)

to make someone feel that they are different and not part of a group

Disagreements can alienate teenagers from their families. 家庭争吵会使青少年跟家人产生感情裂痕。

(Translation of “alienate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)