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

 in·ure /ɪˈnʊr, ˈnjʊr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inured p. pr. & vb. n. Inuring.]  To apply in use; to train; to discipline; to use or accustom till use gives little or no pain or inconvenience; to harden; to habituate; to practice habitually. “To inure our prompt obedience.”
    He . . . did inure them to speak little.   --Sir T. North.
    Inured and exercised in learning.   --Robynson (More's Utopia).
    The poor, inured to drudgery and distress.   --Cowper.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ure, v. i. To pass into use; to take or have effect; to be applied; to serve to the use or benefit of; as, a gift of lands inures to the heirs. [Written also enure.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate; "He was
          inured to the cold" [syn: harden, indurate]