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provocation

noun [C/U]  us   /ˌprɑv·əˈkeɪ·ʃən/
an action that is intended to cause a reaction, esp. anger or annoyance: [U] a deliberate act of provocation
Translations of “provocation”
in Korean 도발, 자극…
in Arabic استِفزاز…
in Portuguese provocação…
in Catalan provocació…
in Japanese 挑発, 刺激…
in Italian provocazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激怒, 挑釁, 挑釁的話…
in Russian вызов, повод…
in Turkish kışkırtma, tahrik, kızdırma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激怒, 挑衅, 挑衅的话…
in Polish prowokacja…
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