French translation of provoke
- (= annoy) [person]
⇒ They are armed and ready to shoot if provoked.
Ils sont armés et prêts à tirer si on les provoque.to provoke each other
se provoquerto provoke sb into doing sth
pousser qn à faire qch
- (= cause, give rise to) [reaction, criticism, anger]
Example Sentences Including 'provoke'
It did not take very long for Bardo to provoke a decision from the Lords ' College concerning the plight of the Alaloi people.The Broken God
His actions towards Civil were a ploy, to provoke Lady Bresinga into asking us to leave her hospitality.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Nothing to provoke any emotional stress, distress, recriminations.Seize the Reckless Wind
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Translation of provoke from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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