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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enlightenment  \En*light"en*ment\,  n. 
  =  {Aufkl["A]rung}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enlightenment  \En*light"en*ment\,  n. 
  Act  of  enlightening,  or  the  state  of  being  enlightened  or 
  instructed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enlightenment 
  n  1:  education  that  results  in  understanding  and  the  spread  of 
  knowledge  [ant:  {unenlightenment}] 
  2:  a  movement  in  the  18th  century  that  advocated  the  use  of 
  reason  in  the  reappraisal  of  accepted  ideas  and  social 
  institutions  [syn:  {Enlightenment},  {Age  of  Reason}] 




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