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sensitize

verb [T] (UK usually sensitise) uk   us   /ˈsen.sɪ.taɪz/

sensitize verb [T] (REACT EASILY)

to make someone sensitive to something: It seems very likely that air pollutants are sensitizing people so that they become allergic to pollen.

sensitize verb [T] (MAKE AWARE)

to make someone familiar with something such as a problem or bad situation: The association aims to sensitize employers to the problems faced by left-handed people in the workplace.
Translations of “sensitize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕易作出反應的, 使敏感…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻易作出反应的, 使敏感…
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