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  1. foment

    • IPA[fə(ʊ)ˈmɛnt]

    英式

    • v.
      instigate or stir up (an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action);bathe (a part of the body) with warm or medicated lotions.
    • verb: foment, 3rd person present: foments, gerund or present participle: fomenting, past tense: fomented, past participle: fomented

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. instigate or stir up (an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action) they accused him of fomenting political unrest
    • 2. archaic bathe (a part of the body) with warm or medicated lotions.
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    • IPA[ˌfōˈment]

    美式

    • v.
      instigate or stir up (an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action): they accused him of fomenting political unrest

    Oxford American Dictionary