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ignite

verb /iɡˈnait/
to (cause to) catch fire
encender, prender fuego
Petrol is easily ignited.
ignition /iɡˈniʃən/ noun the instrument in a car etc which ignites the petrol in the engine
llave de contacto
He switched on the car’s ignition.
the act of igniting
encendido, arranque
ignition of the firework.
(Definition of ignite from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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