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Definition of electrify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they electrify
    he / she / it electrifies
    past simple electrified
    -ing form electrifying
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  1. 1[usually passive] electrify something to make something work by using electricity; to pass an electrical current through something The railroad line was electrified in the 1950s. He had all the fences around his home electrified.
  2. 2electrify somebody to make someone feel very excited and enthusiastic about something Her performance electrified the audience.
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