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enlighten

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪnˈlaɪtən/ formal
to give someone information about something, so that they understand a situation: He believes he has a duty to enlighten the public on these matters.Reasons and explanationsDefining and explaining
Translations of “enlighten”
in Vietnamese khai sáng…
in Spanish aclarar, informar…
in Thai สอน…
in Malaysian beritahu…
in French éclairer (qqn sur qqch.)…
in German aufklären…
in Chinese (Traditional) 啓發,啓迪, 開導, 闡明…
in Indonesian menjelaskan…
in Russian просвещать, осведомлять…
in Turkish aydınlatmak, bilgi vermek, açıklık getirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 启发,启迪, 开导, 阐明…
in Polish oświecać, uświadamiać…
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