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begetverb [ T ]

uk /bɪˈɡet/ us /bɪˈɡet/ present participle begetting, past tense begot or begat, past participle begotten or begot

old use to be the father of

In the Bible it says that Adam begat Cain and Abel. 《聖經》中說亞當生了該隱和亞伯。

formal to cause

Poverty begets hunger, and hunger begets crime. 貧窮導致饑餓,饑餓則導致犯罪。

(Translation of “beget” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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