Definitions

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  • v. Alternative spelling of sensitize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion
  • v. make sensitive or aware
  • v. make sensitive to a drug or allergen
  • v. cause to sense; make sensitive

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ditshoke said he had met with the residents towards the end of last year to "sensitise" them to the upcoming renovations and the procedures that would be followed.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "Biya and his group have impoverished Cameroonians so as to be able to easily buy them afterwards," he said, vowing to "sensitise" the population "to the actions of the RDPC".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Government must "sensitise" the judiciary on the implementation of its affirmative action policy, National African Chamber of Commerce labour spokesman Aubrey Tshalata said on Tuesday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The action was intended to "sensitise" politicians, communities, churches and others to the province's problems.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Congress national executive committee member Frene Ginwala, had agreed to "sensitise" members against the type of behaviour which led to NP complaints.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Liberation Organisation (PLO), all members of the Organisation for African Unity, help to "sensitise" Gulf states about South

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • While central paramilitary forces are insisting that jawans stick to the existing safety guidelines, police have decided to "sensitise" personnel on maintaining confidentiality while patrolling areas with substantial Maoist presence.

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  • "Despite our attempts to sensitise the US administration about the consequences of such incidents, there seems no let up," a MEA official told Tehelka, an English-language periodical there.

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  • Some of them started training programmes to sensitise employees regarding LGBT rights several years ago, but there was hesitation over whether this would be socially acceptable.

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  • The event was organised by the Quebec City Reading Council to raise awareness for literacy and sensitise the community to the …

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