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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
成為…的父親
In the Bible it says that Adam begat Cain and Abel.
《聖經》中說亞當生了該隱和亞伯。
Breeds and breeding
formal to cause
引起,導致
Poverty begets hunger, and hunger begets crime.
貧窮導致饑餓,饑餓則導致犯罪。
Causing things to happen
Translations of “beget”
in Chinese (Simplified) 成为…的父亲, 引起,导致…
(Definition of beget from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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