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consortverb [I + adv/prep]

uk   /kənˈsɔːt/  us   /-ˈsɔːrt/
to ​spend a lot of ​time in the ​company of a ​particulargroup of ​people, ​especiallypeople whose ​character is not ​approved of: They ​claimed he had been consorting withdrugdealers.

consortnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.sɔːt/  us   /ˈkɑːn.sɔːrt/
a ​wife or ​husband, ​especially of a ​ruler
(Definition of consort from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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consortverb [I]

 us   /kənˈsɔrt/ usually disapproving
to ​spendtime in the ​company of ​particularpeople: She ​warned him against consorting with ​suspiciouscharacters.
(Definition of consort from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “consort”
in Spanish consorte…
in Vietnamese phu quân, phu nhân…
in Malaysian konsot…
in Thai คู่สมรส…
in French époux, ouse, (prince) consort…
in German der/die Gemahl(in)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指与品行不好的人)勾结, 厮混…
in Indonesian teman hidup…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指與品行不好的人)勾結, 廝混…
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