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alienate

verb [T] (LOSE SUPPORT)    /ˈeɪ.li.ə.neɪt/
to cause someone or a group of people to stop supporting and agreeing with you: All these changes to the newspaper have alienated its traditional readers.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of alienate verb (LOSE SUPPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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