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English definition of “scare”

scare

verb [I/T]  /skeər/ us  

scare

noun [C]  /sker, skær/ us  
a strong, sudden feeling of being frightened: You gave me a real scare.
a situation in which people are very afraid that something bad will happen: After his health scare, he started exercising more.
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