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intimidate

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈtɪm.ɪ.deɪt/ us  
to frighten or threaten someone, usually in order to persuade them to do something that you want them to do: They were intimidated into accepting a pay cut by the threat of losing their jobs.
intimidation
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌtɪm.ɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/ us  
The campaign of violence and intimidation against them intensifies daily.
Translations of “intimidate”
in Spanish intimidar…
in French intimider…
in German einschüchtern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 恫嚇,恐嚇…
in Russian запугивать…
in Turkish gözdağı vermek, gözünü korkutmak, yıldırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恫吓,恐吓…
in Polish zastraszyć…
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