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English definition of “irritate”

irritate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈɪrɪteɪt/
ANNOY to annoy someone: His comments really irritated me.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
HURT to make a part of your body hurt: The smoke irritated her eyes.Pain and painful
irritation
 
 
/ˌɪrɪˈteɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
(Definition of irritate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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