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English definition of “frighten”

frighten

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈfraɪtən/
B2 to make someone afraid or nervous: It frightens me when he drives so fast. → See also scare/frighten the (living) daylights out of sb, scare/frighten sb out of their witsFrightening and scaring
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