Definition of instigation in English:

instigation

Line breaks: in¦sti|ga¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɪnstɪˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'incitement'): from Old French, or from Latin instigatio(n-), from the verb instigare (see instigate).

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