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evoke

Pronunciation: /ɪˈvəʊk/

Translation of evoke in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [response/admiration/sympathy] provocar*, suscitar [formal]
    Example sentences
    • I really need to jog my memory to evoke images of the place.
    • Words are flashing in my mind, recollections of a time past, evoking specific feelings, recalling certain events, ones I do not wish to recollect.
    • What's to say there's not a homeless soul on a cold Dublin street who occasionally glances at a digital photo - using the memories evoked by the image to hold onto reality for yet another day.
    Example sentences
    • Stress related factors might also influence interpretations of abuse, and evoke different responses in the victims of abuse.
    • In subjects with reduced androgen levels, stimuli that normally evoke a stress response are significantly less potent.
    • Stalking, once established as a social problem, evoked a rapid response from the criminal justice system.
    1.2 [memories/associations] evocar*

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