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enlightenmentnoun [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 ​highestspiritualstate that can be ​achieved
(Definition of enlightenment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​particularthinkersbegan to ​emphasize the ​importance of ​science and ​reasonrather 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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