intimidate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “intimidate” in the English Dictionary

"intimidate" in British English

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intimidateverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈtɪm.ɪ.deɪt/
to ​frighten or ​threaten someone, usually in ​order to ​persuade them to do something that you ​want them to do: They were intimidated intoaccepting a ​paycut by the ​threat of ​losingtheirjobs.
intimidation
noun [U] uk   us   /ɪnˌtɪm.ɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/
The ​campaign of ​violence and intimidation against them ​intensifiesdaily.
(Definition of intimidate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"intimidate" in American English

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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.
intimidation
noun [U]  us   /ɪnˌtɪm·ɪˈdeɪ·ʃən/
a ​campaign of intimidation against ​strikingworkers
(Definition of intimidate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intimidate”
in Spanish intimidar…
in Vietnamese đe dọa…
in Malaysian mengugut…
in Thai ขู่…
in French intimider…
in German einschüchtern…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恫吓,恐吓…
in Turkish gözdağı vermek, gözünü korkutmak, yıldırmak…
in Russian запугивать…
in Indonesian mengancam, mengintimidasi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 恫嚇,恐嚇…
in Polish zastraszyć…
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