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eavesdrop

verb [I]  us   /ˈivzˌdrɑp/ (-pp-)
to listen secretly to someone’s private conversation
Translations of “eavesdrop”
in Arabic يَتنَصَّت عَلى…
in Korean 엿듣다…
in Malaysian pasang telinga…
in French écouter (indiscrètement)…
in Turkish gizlice dinlemek…
in Italian origliare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷聽…
in Russian подслушивать…
in Polish podsłuchiwać…
in Vietnamese nghe trộm…
in Spanish escuchar a escondidas, fisgonear…
in Portuguese escutar (atrás da porta), bisbilhotar…
in Thai แอบฟัง…
in German lauschen…
in Catalan escoltar d’amagat…
in Japanese 盗み聞きする…
in Indonesian mencuri dengar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷听…
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