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alienates

verb
present tense third-person singular of alienate

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1 to cause to change from friendly or loving to unfriendly or uncaring
  • her changed position on the issue surprised and alienated many of her supporters

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2 to give over the legal possession or ownership of
  • landowners have a right to alienate their right of ownership—in other words, they can sell the land if they want to

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“Alienates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alienates. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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