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American English: /ˌprɑvəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ˌprɒvəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of provocation in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • he put up with a lot of provocation
    aguantó muchas provocaciones
    she slapped me without any provocation
    me abofeteó sin ninguna provocación (de mi parte)
    at the slightest provocation
    a la más mínima provocación
    Example sentences
    • His provocations were always deliberately intended to challenge his readers as well as the establishment.
    • Whatever the reasons, whatever the provocations, this is where hatred gets us - innocent people murdered as they go about their ordinary business.
    • The insurgents take advantage of darkness to conduct provocations during armistices or when negotiations are underway.

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