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English definition of “prompt”

prompt

verb [T]
 
 
/prɒmpt/
CAUSE to cause something: His remarks prompted a lot of discussion.Causing things to happen
prompt sb to do sth to cause someone to do something: What prompted him to leave?Causing things to happen
HELP REMEMBER to help someone, often an actor, remember what they were going to say or doProduction, direction and recording
(Definition of prompt verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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