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molest

Pronunciation: /məˈlest/

Translation of molest in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (sexually) abusar (sexualmente) de
    Example sentences
    • We know he abused and sexually molested children.
    • The singer has now been formally charged with sexually molesting a child after giving him alcohol.
    • A private hire driver who sexually molested a teenage girl in his cab has been jailed for three years.
    1.2 (harass) importunar, molestar
    Example sentences
    • I hereby apply to have the said demand set aside and to stop the Defendant and their agent and solicitor from harassing and molesting me.
    • If anyone should try to molest him or thieve from him, the dogs were there on hand to attack them.
    • The army was warned not to molest the citizens in any manner, and the commanders were cautioned exercise maximum vigilance to this end.

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