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provoke
British English: /prəˈvəʊk/
American English: /prəˈvoʊk/

Translation of provoke in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (annoy, incite)
    (Person)
    (Person, Tier)
    (sexually) be easily provoked
    sich leicht provozieren lassen
    provoke somebody to anger/fury
    jemanden in Wut Akk. /zur Raserei bringen
    provoke somebody into doing something
    jemanden so sehr provozieren od. reizen, dass er etwas tut
    he was finally provoked into taking action
    er ließ sich schließlich dazu hinreißen od. provozieren, etwas zu unternehmen
  • 2 (give rise to)
    hervorrufen
    (Ärger, Neugier, Zorn)
    (Kontroverse, Krise)
    herausfordern
    (Widerstand)
    (Zwischenfall)
    Anlass geben zu
    (Klagen, Kritik)
    what provoked the incident?
    wie kam es zu dem Zwischenfall?

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