Estrange - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eˈstreɪndʒ|  American pronunciation of the word estrange
Brit.  |ɪˈstreɪn(d)ʒ|  British pronunciation of the word estrange

verb

- remove from customary environment or associations

years of boarding school estranged the child from her home

- arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness (syn: alienate, disaffect)

Examples

...she estranged several of her coworkers when she let her promotion go to her head...

years of boarding school estranged the child from her home

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