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British English: /əˈraʊz/
American English: /əˈraʊz/

Translation of arouse in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (cause)
    éveiller (interest, attention)
    exciter (anger, jealousy)
    the picture aroused a feeling of disgust in me
    le tableau a éveillé en moi un sentiment de dégoût
    the taxes aroused the anger of the people
    les impôts ont excité la colère du peuple
  • 2 (sexually) to be aroused by something
    être excité par quelque chose
  • 3 (waken) to arouse somebody from sleep
    tirer quelqu'un du sommeil
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