Meaning of “incite” in the English Dictionary

"incite" in British English

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inciteverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈsaɪt/ us /ɪnˈsaɪt/

to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violent:

[ + to infinitive ] She was expelled for inciting her classmates to rebel against their teachers.
They denied inciting the crowd to violence.
incitement
noun [ U ] uk /ɪnˈsaɪt.mənt/ us /ɪnˈsaɪt.mənt/

(Definition of “incite” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inciteverb [ T ]

us /ɪnˈsɑɪt/

to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violent, or to cause violent or unpleasant actions:

The ads were trying to incite public opinion against the government.
incitement
noun [ U ] us /ɪnˈsɑɪt·mənt/

(Definition of “incite” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)