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eavesdrop

verb /ˈiːvzdrop/ ( past tense, past participle eavesdropped)
(with on) to listen in order to overhear a private conversation
escuchar a escondidas, fisgonear
The child eavesdropped on her parents’ discussion.
eavesdropper noun
fisgón
Translations of “eavesdrop”
in Korean 엿듣다…
in Arabic يَتنَصَّت عَلى…
in French écouter (indiscrètement)…
in Italian origliare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷聽…
in Russian подслушивать…
in Turkish gizlice dinlemek…
in Polish podsłuchiwać…
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…
(Definition of eavesdrop from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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