Translation of "alienate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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alienateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈeɪ.li.ə.neɪt/ us /ˈeɪ.li.ə.neɪt/

alienate verb [ T ] (LOSE SUPPORT)

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. 報紙改頭換面疏遠了老讀者。

alienate verb [ T ] (MAKE UNWELCOME)

to make someone feel that they are different and not part of a group

Disagreements can alienate teenagers from their families. 家庭爭吵會使青少年跟家人產生感情裂痕。

(Translation of “alienate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)