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incitement Syllabification: in·cite·ment
Pronunciation: /inˈsītmənt/

Definition of incitement in English:


[often with infinitive]
The action of provoking unlawful behavior or urging someone to behave unlawfully: this amounted to an incitement to commit murder
More example sentences
  • Abetting describes any incitement or encouragement to do so.
  • The review is there as a guideline, as an incitement, or perhaps at times merely a provocation.
  • American authorities say they are working on a directive that would ban hate speech and incitements to violence and create a system for registering publications to lend some order to the media landscape.
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