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enlighten
ɛn'laɪtən
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English Definition
(动) As a verb
  1. Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear.
  2. Give spiritual insight to; in religion.
  3. Make understand.
Hyphenationen•light•en
Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb
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启发qǐfāto enlighten; to explain (a text etc); to stimulate (a mental attitude); enlightenment; revelation; motivation
启蒙qǐméngto instruct the young; to initiate; to awake somebody from ignorance; to free somebody from prejudice or superstition; primer; enlightened; the Enlightenment; Western learning from the late Qing dynasty
开导kāidǎoto talk somebody round; to straighten something out; to enlighten
教导jiàodǎoto instruct; to teach; guidance; teaching
yǒuto enlighten; lattice window
to enlighten
教化jiàohuàto enlighten; to civilize; to indoctrinate; to train (an animal)
启示qǐshìto reveal; to enlighten; enlightenment; revelation; illumination; moral (of a story etc); lesson
chǎnto express; to disclose; to enlighten; to open
点化diǎnhuàmagic transformation performed by Daoist immortal; fig. to reveal; to enlighten
疏导shūdǎoto dredge; to open up a path for; to remove obstructions; to clear the way; to enlighten; persuasion
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