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beget

verb [T]
 
 
/bɪˈɡet/ ( present participle begetting, past tense begot or begat, past participle begotten or begot)
old use to be the father of
成为…的父亲
In the Bible it says that Adam begat Cain and Abel.
《圣经》中说亚当生了该隐和亚伯。
Breeds and breeding
formal to cause
引起,导致
Poverty begets hunger, and hunger begets crime.
贫穷导致饥饿,而饥饿则导致犯罪。
Causing things to happen
Translations of “beget”
in Chinese (Traditional) 成為…的父親, 引起,導致…
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