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English definition of “aggravate”

aggravate

verb [T]     /ˈæɡrəveɪt/
MAKE WORSE to make a situation or condition worse : His comments only aggravated the problem .Deteriorating and making worse
ANNOY to annoy someone: She's starting to really aggravate me.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
aggravating adjective aggravation     /ˌæɡrəˈveɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
(Definition of aggravate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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