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I asked them to induce the birth at 38 weeks. The Sun (2017)She will be given drugs to induce labour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is commonly injected in women to induce labour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Eating curry is supposed to induce labour. The Sun (2013)Earlier aides refused to say whether the birth was induced. The Sun (2015)The voltage of the induced current is in direct ratio to the number of turns of wire in the two coils. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)They finally induced the birth, only for him to be stillborn. The Sun (2016)We meet him around the age of forty, when he has been suffering a crisis induced by overwork. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)An ultrasound showed that the cause was swelling in her remaining kidney and she was advised to have an induced birth to ease her symptoms. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was 10 days overdue when the doctors decided to induce me. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But doctors induced labour at 37 weeks after identifying problems with Minnie. The Sun (2015)
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British English: induce VERB
To induce a state or condition means to cause it.
Doctors said surgery could induce a heart attack.
Definition of induce from the Collins English Dictionary
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