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foment

Pronunciation: /fəʊˈment/

Translation of foment in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] fomentar, instigar* a
    Example sentences
    • The working class must reject all such attempts to foment nationalist sentiments in the name of defending the welfare state.
    • But by the same token, it's not a good thing for them to be fomenting world opinion against us either.
    • Most people can sense a ‘grand design’ to bring Indonesia to its knees by fomenting violence and unrest across the archipelago.

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