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Aufklärung

[ouf-kle-roo ng] /ˈaʊfˌklɛ rʊŋ/
noun, German.
2.
European History. the Enlightenment.
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Aufklärung

/ˈaufklɛːruŋ/
noun
1.
the Enlightenment, esp in Germany
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Word Origin and History for aufklarung

Aufklarung

n.

1801, from German Aufklärung (18c.), literally "Enlightenment," from aufklären "to enlighten" (17c.), from auf "up" + klären "to clear," from Latin clarus (see clear (adj.)).

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