provocate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin provoco, provocatus. Doublet of provoke.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

provocate (third-person singular simple present provocates, present participle provocating, simple past and past participle provocated)

  1. (nonstandard, an error by non-native speakers) To provoke.
  2. To call forth.
  3. To challenge.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

provocate

  1. inflection of provocare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of provocato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

prōvocāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of prōvocō