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Definition of Listen


  1. To give close attention with the purpose of hearing; to give ear; to hearken; to attend.
  2. To give heed; to yield to advice; to follow admonition; to obey.
  3. To attend to.

Listen Quotations

The first duty of love is to listen. - Paul Tillich
The first duty of love is to listen.
Paul Tillich

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Winston Churchill

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
Victor Hugo

Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It's very special to me.
Larry Wilcox

It's good to be selfish. But not so self-centered that you never listen to other people.
Hugh Hefner
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Listen Translations

listen in Afrikaans is luister naar, luister
listen in Danish is lytte til, lytte
listen in Dutch is aanhoren, beluisteren, luisteren
listen in Finnish is kuunnella
listen in Italian is ascoltare, sentisti, udizione
listen in Portuguese is escutar, escute
listen in Spanish is escuchar, oir
listen in Swedish is lyssna
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