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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Listen without the speaker's knowledge.

Usage examples (37)
  • Oops--I didn't meant that I thought it was bad to "eavesdrop"---because I do that on a regular basis.
  • Today, the NSA’s capability to eavesdrop is far beyond anything ever dreamed of by Justice Brandeis.
  • It also means that anyone with the right technology can "eavesdrop" on the government reading your passport remotely.
  • In other words, it is possible for someone to "eavesdrop" on your computer's conversation with the website. for more
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