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English definition of “console”


verb [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.Reassuring


noun [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 consoleMachine parts
(Definition of console from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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