foment
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foment
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. fomentar
The high rate of unemployment has fomented unrest among the working class.La alta tasa de desempleo ha fomentado malestar entre la clase trabajadora.
b. instigar
The senator is accused of fomenting violence with her rhetoric.A la senadora se le acusa de instigar violencia con su retórica.
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foment
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (unrest, ill-feeling)
a. fomentar
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foment [fəʊˈment]
transitive verb
also (Med) fomentar; [+revolt, violence] provocar; instigar a;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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