English version

galvanise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgalvanisegal‧va‧nise /ˈɡælvənaɪz/ verb [transitive]  FORCE somebody TO DO somethinga British spelling of galvanize→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
galvanisePerhaps his imagination was fuelled initially by the comradeship of a group and the creativity it could galvanise.Nothing is better designed to galvanise a people, unify it, strengthen it.Labour officials have already launched Operation Turnout in an effort to galvanise the core vote.It will certainly stabilise affairs but will not galvanise the nation into action.Perhaps he is the man to galvanise things.A dynamic performer whose voice can galvanise up-tempo songs, Brenda was known as Little Miss Dynamite.
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Verb table
galvanise (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygalvanise (BrE)
he, she, itgalvanises (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygalvanised (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave galvanised
he, she, ithas galvanised
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad galvanised
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill galvanise
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have galvanised
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam galvanising
he, she, itis galvanising
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you, we, theyare galvanising
Past
I, he, she, itwas galvanising
you, we, theywere galvanising
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been galvanising
he, she, ithas been galvanising
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been galvanising
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be galvanising
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been galvanising
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