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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “foment”

foment

verb [T]
 
 
/fəʊˈment/ US  /foʊ-/ formal
to cause trouble to develop
挑起,激起,煽动(事端)
The song was banned on the grounds that it might foment racial tension.
这首歌因可能挑起种族冲突被禁播了。
Causing things to happen
(Definition of foment from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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