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provocationnoun [C/U]

us   /ˌprɑv·əˈkeɪ·ʃən/
an action that is intended to cause a reaction, esp. anger or annoyance: [U] a deliberate act of provocation
(Definition of provocation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “provocation”
in Arabic استِفزاز…
in Korean 도발, 자극…
in Portuguese provocação…
in Catalan provocació…
in Japanese 挑発, 刺激…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激怒, 挑衅, 挑衅的话…
in Turkish kışkırtma, tahrik, kızdırma…
in Russian вызов, повод…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激怒, 挑釁, 挑釁的話…
in Italian provocazione…
in Polish prowokacja…
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