Definition of prompting in English:


Syllabification: prompt·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈprämptiNG


  • The action of saying something to persuade, encourage, or remind someone to do or say something: after some prompting, the defendant gave the police his name
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    • With no prompting, Olivier reminded me that people are miserable in eastern Congo.
    • I cried all the way home, and it was totally his own idea with no prompting at all.
    • Most of what I've written in the descriptions on Flickr got repeated by people without any prompting from me.

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