galvanise galvanise

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  1. (v) to stimulate to action
  2. (v) cover with zinc
  3. (v) stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock

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News

  • Formula One: Why It Must Keep the Indian GP on the Calendar

    There’s a lot to be said for Formula One sticking to its European roots and not branching out to any old Asian or Middle-Eastern country that builds a race circuit. It goes too far, though, to suggest that the logic is totally flawed. Yeongam in Korea had potential, as organisers promised much and built an interesting circuit—but the overall package was terrible. While it failed to galvanise a ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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  1. ...Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday that Pakistan was the "epicentre" of global terrorism and the world needed to deal with it "sternly and effectively"."We have to galvanise the international community...
    on Dec 11, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. "I hope this conference will galvanise international support to provide them with more protection and assistance and I hope it will mobilise resources in establishing much needed protection space," Ban Ki-moon said in a video message.
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: BBC News

  3. "A couple of days after Sam Allardyce got the sack, I got a call from the club to say they were looking for an experienced manager, which ruled me out," Shearer told The Sun newspaper. "What I can say is that if you want someone to galvanise...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Alan Shearer Source: Reuters.uk

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