sensitise


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sensitise


Past participle: sensitised
Gerund: sensitising

Imperative
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sensitise - cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine"
photosensitise, photosensitize - make (an organism or substance) sensitive to the influence of radiant energy and especially light
excite, stir, stimulate - stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
desensitise, desensitize - cause not to be sensitive; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized"
2.sensitise - make sensitive to a drug or allergen; "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.sensitise - make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion; "sensitize the photographic film"
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
4.sensitise - make sensitive or aware; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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It is befitting to sensitise VHWS as they are the ones who primarily deal with matters of pregnancy at community level.
Governor Rundheersing Bheenick said that one of the tasks of the bank would be to sensitise the population on its role and its importance, during celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of the bank.
In line with this, the Company has undertaken various initiatives to sensitise and educate locals residing around high-voltage transmission lines as part of its 'Jan Jagruti Abhiyan'.