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English definition of “embarrass”

embarrass

verb [T]     /ɪmˈbær.əs/ US  /-ˈber-/
C2 to cause someone to feel nervous , worried , or uncomfortable : You're embarrassing him with your compliments ! I didn't want to embarrass her in front of her friends .Embarrassing
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