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Meaning of “incite” - Learner’s Dictionary

incite

verb [T]     /ɪnˈsaɪt/
to do or say something that encourages people to behave violently or illegally: They denied inciting the crowd to violence.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiringUrging and persuadingCausing somebody to actTaking action against people in power
incitement noun [C, U] something someone does or says that incites peopleEncouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiringTaking action against people in power
(Definition of incite from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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