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temptverb [T]

uk   /tempt/ us   /tempt/
to make someone want to have or do something, especially something that is unnecessary or wrong: The offer of free credit tempted her into buying a new car. [+ to infinitive] They tempted him to join the company by offering him a huge salary and a company car.
be tempted
B2 to want something or to want to do something: "Did you apply for that job?" "Well, I was very tempted, but I decided not to." I was sorely (= very) tempted to resign after my boss screamed at me for the second time.

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temptverb [T]

us   /tempt/
to encourage someone to want to have or do something, esp. something wrong: I’m trying to diet – don’t tempt me with that cake!
tempting
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˈtemp·tɪŋ/
Any free offer is always tempting.
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(Definition of tempt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tempt”
in Korean 유혹하다, 부추기다…
in Arabic يُغْري…
in Malaysian mendorong…
in French tenter…
in Russian уговаривать, склонять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引誘,誘惑…
in Italian tentare…
in Turkish özendirmek, teşvik etmek, imrendirmek…
in Polish kusić, wabić…
in Spanish tentar…
in Vietnamese xúi giục…
in Portuguese tentar…
in Thai ทำให้อยาก…
in German verlocken…
in Catalan temptar…
in Japanese ~を誘惑する, そそのかす…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引诱,诱惑…
in Indonesian menggoda…
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