Definition of prompting in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈprɒm(p)tɪŋ


[mass noun]
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
More example sentences
  • 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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