alienate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈeɪ.li.ə.neɪt/

Verb[change]

Plain form
alienate

Third-person singular
alienates

Past tense
alienated

Past participle
alienated

Present participle
alienating

  1. If you alienate somebody, you make them feel unfriendly or unwelcome.
    These children who just can't be quiet in class, may alienate friends and upset the classroom.

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