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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ed·i·fy /ˈɛdəˌfaɪ/
 (vt.)啟迪,熏陶,教誨

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ed·i·fy v. i. [imp. & p. p. Edified p. pr. & vb. n. Edifying.]
 1. To build; to construct. [Archaic]
    There was a holy chapel edified.   --Spenser.
 2. To instruct and improve, especially in moral and religious knowledge; to teach.
    It does not appear probable that our dispute [about miracles] would either edify or enlighten the public.   --Gibbon.
 3. To teach or persuade. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ed·i·fy, v. i. To improve. [R.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 edify
      v : make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand
          this proposal" [syn: enlighten]
      [also: edified]