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fear

noun
 
 
/fɪər/
B1 [C, U] a strong, unpleasant feeling that you get when you think that something bad, dangerous, or frightening might happen: She was trembling with fear. Unlike the rest of us, Dave had no fear of snakes. [+ (that)] There are fears that the disease will spread to other countries.Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
for fear of sth/doing sth because you are worried about something/doing something: I didn't want to move for fear of waking her up.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
Translations of “fear”
in Korean 두려움…
in Arabic خَوف…
in French peur…
in Turkish korku, endişe…
in Italian paura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 害怕,懼怕, 擔憂…
in Russian страх…
in Polish strach, obawa, lęk…
in Spanish miedo, temor…
in Portuguese medo…
in German die Furcht…
in Catalan por…
in Japanese 恐怖…
in Chinese (Simplified) 害怕,惧怕, 担忧…
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