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begetverb [T]

uk   us   /bɪˈɡet/ (present participle begetting, past tense begot or begat, past participle begotten or begot)
old use to be the father of: In the Bible it says that Adam begat Cain and Abel. formal to cause: Poverty begets hunger, and hunger begets crime.
Translations of “beget”
in Chinese (Traditional) 成為…的父親, 引起,導致…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成为…的父亲, 引起,导致…
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