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consoleverb [T]

uk   /kənˈsəʊl/  us   /-ˈsoʊl/
to make someone who is sad or disappointed feel better by giving them comfort or sympathy: He tried to console her, but she kept saying it was all her own fault. I tried to console her with a box of chocolates. I was consoling Liz on having broken up with her boyfriend.

consolenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.səʊl/  us   /-soʊl/
a surface on which you find the controls for a piece of electrical equipment or a machine: a computer console
Translations of “console”
in Arabic يُواسي, يَسلّي…
in Korean 위로하다…
in Malaysian pujuk…
in French consoler…
in Turkish teselli etmek, avutmak, daha iyi hissetmesini sağlamak…
in Italian consolare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安慰,安撫,撫慰,慰藉…
in Russian утешать…
in Polish pocieszać…
in Vietnamese an ủi…
in Spanish consolar…
in Portuguese consolar…
in Thai ปลอบใจ…
in German trösten…
in Catalan consolar…
in Japanese ~を慰める…
in Indonesian menghibur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安慰,安抚,抚慰,慰藉…
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