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Definitions of sensitize:
  • verb:   cause to sense; make sensitive
    Example: "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"
  • verb:   make sensitive or aware
    Example: "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"
  • verb:   make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion
    Example: "Sensitize the photographic film"
  • verb:   make sensitive to a drug or allergen
    Example: "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen"

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