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inciteverb [T]

us   /ɪnˈsɑɪt/
to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violent, or to cause violent or unpleasant actions: The ads were trying to incite public opinion against the government.
incitement
noun [U] us   /ɪnˈsɑɪt·mənt/
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inciteverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈsaɪt/ us   /ɪnˈsaɪt/
to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violent: She incited racial hatred by distributing anti-Semitic leaflets. [+ to infinitive] She was expelled for inciting her classmates to rebel against their teachers. They denied inciting the crowd to violence.
incitement
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈsaɪt.mənt/ us   /ɪnˈsaɪt.mənt/
[+ to infinitive] They were imprisoned for incitement to commit grievous bodily harm.
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