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Definition of hearken verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hearken

 verb
(also harken) verb
NAmE//ˈhɑrkən//
 
[intransitive] hearken (to somebody/something) (old use)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hearken
 
he / she / it hearkens
 
past simple hearkened
 
-ing form hearkening
 
 
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to listen to someone or something
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