Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
enlightenment /in'laitnmənt/
  • danh từ
    • sự làm sáng tỏ, sự mở mắt
    • điều làm sáng tỏ
    • age of enlightenment
      • thời đại ánh sáng
Concise Dictionary
+education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
+(Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
+a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U] 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. + cultural / spiritual enlightenment
2 (the Enlightenment) [sing.] 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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