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Definition of enlighten verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

enlighten

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈlaɪtn//
 
enlighten somebody (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enlighten
 
he / she / it enlightens
 
past simple enlightened
 
-ing form enlightening
 
 
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to give someone information so that they understand something better She didn't enlighten him about her background.
enlightening
 
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adjective It was a very enlightening interview.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: enlighten