Definition of 'disturb'
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How do we get at him without disturbing the peace? Times, Sunday Times (2016)On the big screen, it is something more disturbing and cold. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Many blame noisy neighbours for disturbing the peace, with a quarter of those polled moving house to get away from them. The Sun (2016)The world they told him about is disturbing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The arming of the populace guaranteed rather than disturbed the peace. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet there is something disturbing about the show. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The happy economic news is accompanied by disturbing news on a variety of fronts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Do not be afraid of disturbing dreams. Successful Fasting -the easy way to cleanse your body of its poisons (1990)It does not disturb the peace of rivers as much as canoes and larger river traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet there is also something disturbing in the sudden and extreme glamour conferred by an early death. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It disturbs the peace of any lover of clarity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What if he sees something disturbing in a picture? Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was nicked for disturbing the peace and criminal damage. The Sun (2013)There was something deeply disturbing about the trial by tabloid dished out to him last week. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Myths about the disturbing effects of the full moon on behaviour abound but evidence for any biological foundation has remained elusive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That disturbing dream has become reality. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This upsets and disturbs the Fifa family. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some were so disturbed by the news they began to talk of having to return to Syria. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Meanwhile, disturbing news arrives that our horses are depressed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One ill-judged line can upset morale and disturb the team equilibrium. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What is particularly disturbing about this weather set-up is the behaviour of the atmosphere a few miles high. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He has disturbing cheese dreams. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When Pharaoh had his dream, the dream disturbed him. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'disturb'
British English: disturb /dɪˈstɜːb/ VERB
If you disturb someone, you interrupt what they are doing and cause them inconvenience.
She slept in a separate room in order not to disturb him.
- American English: disturb
- Arabic: يُزْعِجُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perturbar
- Chinese: 扰乱
- Croatian: uznemiriti
- Czech: rušit vyrušovat
- Danish: forstyrre
- Dutch: storen
- European Spanish: molestar molestar
- Finnish: häiritä
- French: déranger
- German: stören
- Greek: ενοχλώ
- Italian: disturbare
- Japanese: 邪魔をする
- Korean: 방해하다
- Norwegian: forstyrre
- Polish: zaniepokoić
- European Portuguese: perturbar
- Romanian: a deranja
- Russian: отвлекать
- Spanish: perturbar
- Swedish: störa
- Thai: รบกวน
- Turkish: rahatsız etmek
- Ukrainian: турбувати
- Vietnamese: quấy rầy
Definition of disturb from the Collins English Dictionary
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