Definition of 'eavesdrop'
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The eavesdropping on the conversations also provided key intelligence for the Allied war effort. The Sun (2012)You are in a restaurant, eavesdropping on a conversation between a successful businessman and his bank manager. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It will be like they're eavesdropping on conversations they wouldn't usually hear. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Until last year he was based at the government's eavesdropping centre in Cheltenham. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My office is now above a hairdresser's and I love eavesdropping on conversations! The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'eavesdrop'
British English: eavesdrop VERB
If you eavesdrop on someone, you listen secretly to what they are saying.
The government illegally eavesdropped on his telephone conversations.
Definition of eavesdrop from the Collins English Dictionary
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