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English definition of “embroil”

embroil

verb [T] uk   /ɪmˈbrɔɪl/ us  
to cause someone to become involved in an argument or a difficult situation: She had no desire to embroil herself in lengthy lawsuits with the tabloid newspapers. The United Nations was reluctant to get its forces embroiled in civil war.
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