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prompting

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈprɒmp.tɪŋ/ us    /ˈprɑːmp-/
the act of trying to make someone say something: [+ to infinitive] Kids of that age really shouldn't need prompting to say thank you for things. Amazingly - without any prompting - my husband actually said how nice I looked in my new dress!
Translations of “prompting”
in Chinese (Traditional) 敦促, 推動, 激勵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 敦促, 推动, 激励…
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