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eavesdrop

verb [I] uk   /ˈiːvz.drɒp/ us    /-drɑːp/ (-pp-)
to listen to someone's private conversation without them knowing: He was eavesdropping on our conversation.
eavesdropper
noun [C] uk   /-drɒp.ər/ us    /-drɑː.pɚ/
Translations of “eavesdrop”
in Korean 엿듣다…
in Arabic يَتنَصَّت عَلى…
in French écouter (indiscrètement)…
in Turkish gizlice dinlemek…
in Italian origliare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷聽…
in Russian подслушивать…
in Polish podsłuchiwać…
in Spanish escuchar a escondidas, fisgonear…
in Portuguese escutar (atrás da porta), bisbilhotar…
in German lauschen…
in Catalan escoltar d’amagat…
in Japanese 盗み聞きする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷听…
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