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instigate

US [ˈɪnstɪˌɡeɪt]
UK [ˈɪnstɪɡeɪt]
  • v.煽动;鼓动;使(正式)开始;使发生
  • Web怂恿;教唆;唆使
Simple Present:instigates  Present Participle:instigating  Past Tense:instigated  
instigate
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v.
1.
~ sth
使(正式)开始;使发生to make sth start or happen, usually sth official
The government has instigated a programme of economic reform.
政府已实施了经济改革方案。
2.
~ sth
煽动;唆使;鼓动to cause sth bad to happen
They were accused of instigating racial violence.
他们被控煽动种族暴力。

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