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His lectures on the early medieval period were always both entertaining and enlightening. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Italy has proved an enlightening experience in just a short time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And a most enlightening experience it is. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The movie was entertaining and enlightening. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The last in an enlightening series. The Sun (2016)It was a truly enlightening experience. The Sun (2014)But when you get to its final page you will find that you have not merely been entertained but enlightened, too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I needed something light but enlightening. Christianity Today (2000)The book is a generous one, enlightening, entertaining and different. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But whether you do it once or adopt self-examination as a regular practice, it can be an enormously enlightening and exciting experience. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Since this enlightening experience, I have been able to be more punctual with office visits. Living with Angina (1991)
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Used Occasionally. enlighten is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'enlighten'
British English: enlighten VERB
To enlighten someone means to give them more knowledge and greater understanding about something.
A few dedicated doctors have fought for years to enlighten the profession.
Definition of enlighten from the Collins English Dictionary
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