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Meaning of “tempt” - Learner’s Dictionary

tempt

verb [T]     /tempt/
B2 to make someone want to have or do something, especially something that they do not need or something that is wrong: [+ to do sth] She's trying to tempt me to go shopping with her. I'm tempted not to go to my next class.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
Translations of “tempt”
in Arabic يُغْري…
in Korean 유혹하다, 부추기다…
in Malaysian mendorong…
in French tenter…
in Turkish özendirmek, teşvik etmek, imrendirmek…
in Italian tentare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引誘,誘惑…
in Russian уговаривать, склонять…
in Polish kusić, wabić…
in Vietnamese xúi giục…
in Spanish tentar…
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 Indonesian menggoda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引诱,诱惑…
(Definition of tempt from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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