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verb [T] uk   /fəʊˈment/  us   /foʊ-/ formal
to cause trouble to develop: The song was banned on the grounds that it might foment racial tension.
Translations of “foment”
in Chinese (Traditional) 挑起,激起,煽動(事端)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 挑起,激起,煽动(事端)…
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