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

Random quote: It is only when the mind and character slumber that the dress can be seen.: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Latest queries: deterrence, throughout, verify, brood, presumably, oscillate, tragic, chip shop, stretching, third, blue, top, discretion, mediating, side, edifice, inspire, assemble, barking, enlightenment,

Updated: 14/03/2018: A new open-source Javascript engine/library named Howler has been employed to handle audiofile. Enjoy pronunciation!

Optional: 01/2018:Picture Dictionary

Updated: 05/06/2018:List of Academic Words

Updated: 03/2019: Learning by reading annotated text, reliable state of art and updated news