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galvanize also: galvanise
British English: /ˈɡalvənʌɪz/
American English: /ˈɡælvəˌnaɪz/

Translation of galvanize in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 [figurative]
    (rouse)
    wachrütteln (Volk, Partei usw.)
    galvanize somebody into action/activity
    jemanden veranlassen, sofort aktiv zu werden
    galvanize somebody into life
    jemanden aufrütteln
  • 2
    (coat with zinc)
    verzinken

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