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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

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

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

Listen to many, speak to a few.
William Shakespeare

Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.
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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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