Meaning of “galvanize” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “galvanize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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galvanizeverb [ T ]

us /ˈɡæl·vəˌnɑɪz/

to cause a person or group to suddenly take action, esp. by shocking or exciting them in some way:

Why not use the media to galvanize the community into action?

(Definition of “galvanize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)