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  • 1 InCite — InCité Bordeaux InCité Bordeaux est une Société d économie mixte (SEM) dont les actionnaires principaux sont la ville de Bordeaux, la Communauté urbaine de Bordeaux (CUB), la Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, la Caisse d épargne et la Chambre… …

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  • 2 incite — in·cite /in sīt/ vt in·cit·ed, in·cit·ing: to urge on incite a riot in·cite·ment n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 3 incite — incite, instigate, abet, foment are comparable when they mean to spur on to action or to excite into activity. Incite stresses stirring up and urging on; frequently it implies active prompting {the riot was incited by paid agitators} {it was just …

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  • 4 Incite — In*cite , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inciting}.] [L. incitare; pref. in in + citare to rouse, stir up: cf. F. inciter. See {Cite}.] To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on. [1913 Webster] Anthiochus, when… …

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  • 5 incité — incité, ée (in si té, tée) part. passé d inciter. Poussé à. •   L étude du grec fleurit en ce pays là [l Angleterre] extraordinairement ; les Allemands, incités par cet exemple, s attachent beaucoup à cette langue, BAYLE Lett. à M***, 31 mars… …

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  • 6 incite — [in sīt′] vt. incited, inciting [ME inciten < OFr inciter < L incitare < in , in, on + citare, to set in motion, urge: see CITE] to urge to action; stir up; rouse incitement n. incitation [in΄sə tā′shən, in΄sītā′shən] inciter n. SYN.… …

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  • 7 Incite — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Thrash Metal Gründung 2004 Website http://inciteband.com/ …

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  • 8 incite — (v.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. enciter (14c.), from L. incitare to put into rapid motion, figuratively rouse, urge, encourage, stimulate, from in into, in, on, upon (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + citare move, excite (see CITE (Cf. cite)). Related: Incited; …

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  • 9 incite — [v] encourage, provoke abet, activate, actuate, agitate, animate, arouse, coax, craze, drive, egg on*, encourage, excite, exhort, fan the fire*, foment, force, forward, further, get to*, goad, impel, induce, inflame, influence, inspire, inspirit …

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  • 10 incité — Incité, [incit]ée. part …

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  • 11 incite — ► VERB 1) encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behaviour). 2) urge or persuade to act in a violent or unlawful way. DERIVATIVES incitement noun inciter noun. ORIGIN Latin incitare, from citare rouse …

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  • 12 incite — v. 1) (D; tr.) to incite to (to incite workers to rebellion) 2) (H) to incite the populace to riot * * * [ɪn saɪt] (H) to incite the populace to riot (D;tr.) to incite to (to incite workers to rebellion) …

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  • 13 incite — incitable, adj. incitant, adj., n. incitation /in suy tay sheuhn, si /, n. inciter, n. incitingly, adv. /in suyt /, v.t., incited, inciting. to stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action: to incite a crowd to riot. [1475 85; < L… …

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  • 14 incite — verb 1) we re hoping that last night s incident will not incite altercations in the stadium today Syn: stir up, whip up, encourage, fan the flames of, stoke up, fuel, kindle, ignite, inflame, stimulate, instigate, provoke, excite, arouse, awaken …

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  • 15 incite — UK [ɪnˈsaɪt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms incite : present tense I/you/we/they incite he/she/it incites present participle inciting past tense incited past participle incited to encourage people to be violent or commit crimes by making them… …

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  • 16 incite — transitive verb (incited; inciting) Etymology: Middle French inciter, from Latin incitare, from in + citare to put in motion more at cite Date: 15th century to move to action ; stir up ; spur on ; urge on • incitant noun • incitement …

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  • 17 incite — in|cite [ınˈsaıt] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: inciter, from Latin citare to cause to start moving ] to deliberately encourage people to fight, argue etc ▪ They were charged with inciting racial hatred. incite sb to do sth ▪ a person …

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  • 18 incite — [[t]ɪnsa͟ɪt[/t]] incites, inciting, incited VERB If someone incites people to behave in a violent or illegal way, they encourage people to behave in that way, usually by making them excited or angry. [V n to inf] He incited his fellow citizens to …

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  • 19 incite — verb (T) to deliberately encourage people to cause trouble, fight, argue etc: incite sb to do sth: He was charged with inciting the students to riot. | incite sb to sth: inflammatory articles that incited people to violence and hatred incitement… …

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  • 20 incite — in•cite [[t]ɪnˈsaɪt[/t]] v. t. cit•ed, cit•ing to stimulate to action; urge on; stir up • Etymology: 1475–85; < L incitāre= in II+citāre to start up, excite in•cit′a•ble, adj. in•cit′ant, adj. n. in ci•ta′tion saɪˈteɪ ʃən, sɪ n. in•cit′er, n.… …

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