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enlightenment

US [ɪnˈlaɪt(ə)nmənt]
UK [ɪn'laɪt(ə)nmənt]
  • n.启迪;启发;开导;开明
  • Web开悟;启蒙运动;教化
Plural Form:enlightenments  
enlightenment
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n.
1.
[u]
启迪;启发;开导;开明knowledge about and understanding of sth; the process of understanding sth or making sb understand it
The newspapers provided little enlightenment about the cause of the accident.
报章对事故原因并未解释清楚。
spiritual enlightenment
心灵启迪
2.
[sing]
(18 世纪欧洲的)启蒙运动the period in the 18th century when many writers and scientists began to argue that science and reason were more important than religion and tradition

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