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Definition of “disturb” - Learner’s Dictionary

disturb

verb [T]     /dɪˈstɜːb/
INTERRUPT B2 to interrupt what someone is doing by making noise or annoying them: Don't disturb him, he needs to sleep.Interrupting and preventing from speaking
UPSET to make someone feel anxious or upset: Some scenes are violent and may disturb younger viewers.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
CHANGE to change something by touching it or moving it from its original positionChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
(Definition of disturb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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