Meaning of “intimidate” in the English Dictionary

"intimidate" in English

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intimidateverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈtɪm.ɪ.deɪt/ us /ɪnˈtɪm.ə.deɪt/
noun [ U ] uk /ɪnˌtɪm.ɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/ us /ɪnˌtɪm.əˈdeɪ.ʃən/

The campaign of violence and intimidation against them intensifies daily.

(Definition of “intimidate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intimidateverb [ T ]

us /ɪnˈtɪm·ɪˌdeɪt/

to frighten or threaten someone, usually in order to persuade the person to do something he or she does not wish to do:

Don’t let those bullies intimidate you; just walk away from them.
noun [ U ] us /ɪnˌtɪm·ɪˈdeɪ·ʃən/

a campaign of intimidation against striking workers

(Definition of “intimidate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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The aim of these extreme right-wing organisations is to support nationalism and racism, and intimidate non-nationals and anyone with left-wing opinions.
We vigorously condemn such sentences, which can only be seen as part of the ongoing effort to intimidate and humiliate these peaceful women campaigners.