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sensitize someone to something

 
1. to make a person have an allergic reaction to something. Frequent exposure to the chemical sensitized Harry to it and made him get a rash. He became sensitized to pet dander.
2. to make someone more thoughtful and receptive to something. We want to sensitize you to the feelings of other people. He never became sensitized to the needs of others.
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The purpose of this training is to sensitize the partner schools and PEF staff members about hazard free living lifestyle, concluded the spokesman.
For its project, Taxage: prevention et resolution, which involves developing prevention workshops and an Internet site in order to sensitize adolescents to the violence created by the issue of bullying.
The conference will help sensitize relevant quarters towards the importance of research and development, commercialization and widespread use of renewable energy technologies (RETs), Conference Coordinator, M Nadeem Zakir told reporter here Monday.
An experimental cancer vaccine given to 58 patients for whom all other treatments had failed induced an immune response in all of them, suggesting the vaccine can sensitize the body to the presence of tumor cells.
She also reiterated that campaign must be launched to sensitize people about their possible vulnerabilities.
He was addressing media men at a workshop organized by CCP to sensitize journalists on the Competition Laws and the Powers of the Competition Commission of Pakistan.
MUZAFFARGARH -- Anti-Narcotics Jeevay Pakistan Cycling Rally will leave for Islamabad on Wednesday (April 23), with an objective to sensitize youth about horrors of drug addiction and promote healthy environment.
The emergence of several biotechnologically derived foods and industrial proteins, as well as their potential to sensitize genetically predisposed populations to develop allergy, has prompted health officials and regulatory agencies around the world to seek approaches and methodologies to screen novel proteins for allergenicity.
He suggests that the anticancer drugs not only damage cancer cells directly but also sensitize them to radiation.
Deeba, who presented a report of community safety activities conducted in Rawalpindi during previous year to sensitize community members about emergency and disaster management to the DG.