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es·trange

 (ĭ-strānj′)
tr.v. es·tranged, es·trang·ing, es·trang·es
1. To make hostile, unsympathetic, or indifferent; alienate: The months of bickering estranged her from her family.
2. To remove from an accustomed place or set of associations: art that is estranged from its historical context.

[Middle English estraungen, from Old French estrangier, from Latin extrāneāre, to treat as a stranger, disown, from extrāneus, foreign; see strange.]

es·trange′ment n.
es·trang′er n.

estranger

(ɪˈstreɪndʒə)
n
a thing which, or a person who, causes estrangement
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