Bedeutung von “provoke” — Learner’s Dictionary

provoke

verb [ T ] us uk /prəˈvəʊk/
CAUSE REACTION

to cause a strong and usually angry reaction:

to provoke / an argument
Her statement has provoked / a public outcry.
MAKE ANGRY

to intentionally make someone angry so that they react in an angry or violent way:

He claimed he was provoked by the victim.

(Definition von “provoke” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)