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English definition of “pry”


verb     /praɪ/
[I] to try to discover private things about people : to pry into someone's personal life . She wanted a private holiday away from prying eyes .CuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
pry sth apart/loose/open, etc to open something with difficulty : She managed to pry open a window and escape .Raising and loweringUnfastening and opening
(Definition of pry verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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