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The meaning of Accosts

Accosts – definition

verb

Approach and address (someone) boldly or aggressively.

Usage examples:

Reporters accosted him in the street
verb

To approach or stop and speak to someone in a threatening way

Usage examples:

They were accosted at a bus stop by someone who said he needed money.

Accosts translation into English

Accosts: translate from English into Chinese

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搭讪, 招呼

Accosts: translate from English into Dutch

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Valt aan, Aanklampen, Aanspreken, Het woord richten tot

Accosts: translate from English into French

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Accoste, Accoster, Aborder

Accosts: translate from English into German

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Anspricht, Ansprechen, Anreden

Accosts: translate from English into Hindi

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खर्च, संभाषण करना, बोलना, सलाम, नमस्कार, नमसते, अभिवादन

Accosts: translate from English into Italian

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Si avvicina, Accostare, Abbordare, Avvicinare

Accosts: translate from English into Korean

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대가를 치르다, 인사, 가까이 가서 말을 걸다, 말을 걸다, 거지가 남에게 말을걸다

Accosts: translate from English into Russian

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Пристает, Приставать, Обращаться, Обращаться к, Приветствие, Обращение, Подойти и заговорить

Accosts: translate from English into Spanish

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Aborda, Abordar, Acercarse a, Dirigirse a, Saludo

Word origin

late 16th century (originally in the sense ‘lie or go alongside’): from French accoster, from Italian accostare, from Latin ad- ‘to’ + costa ‘rib, side’.

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