Meaning of “lest” in the English Dictionary

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

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us /lest/

fml for fear that:

Gramps is too frightened to move, lest he disturb the infant.

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