agent provocateur

US [ˌɑʒɑ̃ prəvɑkəˈtɜr]
UK [ˌæʒɒ̃ prəvɒkəˈtɜː(r)]
  • n.(受雇于政府,怂恿某些政治团体人士犯法以便将之逮捕的)密探
  • Web大内密探;坐探;密使
Plural Form:agents provocateurs  
agent provocateur
n.
1.
(受雇于政府,怂恿某些政治团体人士犯法以便将之逮捕的)密探,坐探a person who is employed by a government to encourage people in political groups to do sth illegal so that they can be arrested

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