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enlightenmentnoun [U]

us   /ɪnˈlɑɪ·tən·mənt/
the state of understanding something: Meditation helps me achieve enlightenment and serenity.
world history The Enlightenment was the period in the 18th century in Europe when particular thinkers began to emphasize the importance of science and reason rather than religion and tradition.
(Definition of enlightenment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “enlightenment”
in Chinese (Simplified) 领悟, 启发, 开导…
in Chinese (Traditional) 領悟, 啓發, 開導…
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“enlightenment” in British English

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