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French translation of “disturb”

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disturb

verb /diˈstəːb/
to interrupt or take attention away from
déranger
I’m sorry, am I disturbing you? Sorry to disturb you, have you seen Alan anywhere?
to worry or make anxious
troubler
This news has disturbed me very much.
to stir up or throw into confusion
troubler, remuer
A violent storm disturbed the surface of the lake.
disturbance noun a noisy or disorderly happening
tapage
He was thrown out of the meeting for causing a disturbance.
an interruption
dérangement
I’ve done quite a lot of work, despite several disturbances.
an act of disturbing He was arrested for disturbance of the peace.
(Definition of disturb from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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