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enlightenverb [I or T]

uk   /ɪnˈlaɪ.tən/  us   /-t̬ən/
to ​provide someone with ​information and ​understanding, or to ​explain the ​truefacts about something to someone: Should the ​function of children's ​television be to ​entertain or to enlighten? I don't ​understand this. Could you enlighten me?
(Definition of enlighten from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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enlightenverb [I/T]

 us   /ɪnˈlɑɪ·tən/
to ​cause someone to ​understand something by ​explaining it or by ​bringing new ​information or ​facts to that person’s ​attention: [I] The show is ​meant to both enlighten and ​entertain. [T] We ​hope the ​pamphlet will enlighten ​voters about the ​issues.
adjective  us   /ɪnˈlɑɪ·tən·ɪŋ/
The ​discussion was enlightening.
(Definition of enlighten from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “enlighten”
en español aclarar, informar…
in Vietnamese khai sáng…
in Malaysian beritahu…
in Thai สอน…
en francés éclairer (qqn sur qqch.)…
en alemán aufklären…
en chino (simplificado) 启发,启迪, 开导, 阐明…
en turco aydınlatmak, bilgi vermek, açıklık getirmek…
en ruso просвещать, осведомлять…
in Indonesian menjelaskan…
en chino (tradicionál) 啓發,啓迪, 開導, 闡明…
en polaco oświecać, uświadamiać…
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