Meaning of “molest” in the English Dictionary

"molest" in British English

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molestverb [ T ]

uk /məˈlest/ us /məˈlest/

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

"molest" in American English

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molestverb [ T ]

us /məˈlest/

to touch someone sexually when it is not wanted

molestation
noun [ U ] us /ˌmoʊ·leˈsteɪ·ʃən/

allegations (= accusations) of drug abuse and child molestation.
molester
noun [ C ] us /məˈles·tər/

a child molester

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