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provoke

[prə'vəuk] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. вызывать, возбуждать; провоцировать

  2. раздражать, сердить; бесить, приводить в ярость

  3. побуждать, стимулировать; способствовать (чему-л.)

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provoke

[prə'vəǔk]

v

  1. провоцировать

  2. вызывать

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Significant dollar/ruble exchange rate fluctuations may reduce the liquidity of these instruments and provoke instability in the corresponding segments of the futures market.
В случае значительных курсовых колебаний можно ожидать снижения ликвидности этих инструментов и роста нестабильности на соответствующих сегментах срочного рынка.
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This was just to provoke those monks so they were cornered.
Он просто провоцирует этих монахов, загоняет их в угол.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / The Zen Manifesto: Freedom From OneselfОшо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Манифест дзен. Свобода от себя
Манифест дзен. Свобода от себя
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
The Zen Manifesto: Freedom From Oneself
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
The professor squatted down very deliberately just out of reach of the bound and began to provoke it in every possible way.
Профессор приблизился к ней и, присев на корточки, совсем близко, но с таким расчетом, чтобы она не могла его достать, принялся дразнить ее на все лады.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Adventure of the Creeping ManКонан Дойль, Артур / Человек на четвереньках
Человек на четвереньках
Конан Дойль, Артур
© "Правда", 1966
© перевод М. Кан
The Adventure of the Creeping Man
Conan Doyle, Arthur
"But he was wrong to provoke you."
– Он был не прав, провоцируя вас.
Feintuch, David / Voices of HopeФайнток, Дэвид / Надежда смертника
Надежда смертника
Файнток, Дэвид
Voices of Hope
Feintuch, David
© 1996 by David Feintuch
'There, there, my boy, don't provoke me.'
- Полно, брат, не искушай.
Turgenev, I.S. / On the eveТургенев, И.С. / Накануне
Накануне
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
On the eve
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1st World Library, 2008
However, pyrotechnic targets could provoke a fire, if they fall down onto the earth prior to be burned out completely.
Однако пиротехнические мишени могут спровоцировать пожар, если попадут на землю до того, как выгорят полностью.
Take care now; don't provoke me too much, or I'll tell all.
Смотрите, не доведите меня до черты; всё скажу...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Don't let your rebelliousness provoke the gods into falling silent across the whole face of this world.”
Не допусти до того, чтобы мятеж твой разгневал богов до такой степени, что голос их умолкнет во всем мире.
Card, Orson Scott / XenocideКард, Орсон Скот / Ксеноцид
Ксеноцид
Кард, Орсон Скот
© copyright 1991 by Orson Scott Card
© Copyright перевод с английского Владимир Марченко
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2000
Xenocide
Card, Orson Scott
© copyright 1991 by Orson Scott Card
Is there no way of getting quickly out of this country where monkeys provoke tigers?
Поскорее бы мне выбраться из страны, где обезьяны ведут себя как тигры.
Voltaire / CandideВольтер / Кандид
Кандид
Вольтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
Candide
Voltaire
© 1918 by BONI & LIVERIGHT, INC.
"You know damned well that Morgan tried to provoke me into attacking him just before we got the treaty with Winter, so he and the Merlin would have an excuse to throw me to the vampires."
— Прекрасно вы знаете, что Морган пытался спровоцировать меня на открытое нападение как раз перед тем, как мы заключили пакт с Зимними. Чтобы он и Мерлин получили повод швырнуть меня как подачку вампирам.
Butcher, Jim / Dead BeatБатчер, Джим / Барабаны зомби
Барабаны зомби
Батчер, Джим
© Jim Butcher, 2005
© Перевод Н.К. Кудряшев, 2006
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers, 2010
Dead Beat
Butcher, Jim
© Jim Butcher, 2005
You'll see nothing to provoke you.
Вы не увидите ничего, что могло бы вас раздражать.
Bronte, Emily / Wuthering HeightsБронт Эмили / Грозовой перевал
Грозовой перевал
Бронт Эмили
© Издательство "Правда", 1988
Wuthering Heights
Bronte, Emily
©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc.
Reperfusion is accompanied by activation of lipid peroxidation, calcium and free radicals abundant influx that provoke cell damage and proliferation
Реперфузия сопровождается активацией перикисного окисления липидов, белков, избыточным поступлением кальция, свободных радикалов, что оказывает повреждающее действие на клетку, запуская процесс клеточной пролиферации
© Copyright 1998-2010 Russian society of Angiogitst & Vascular surgeons
© Copyright 1998-2010 Russian society of Angiogitst & Vascular surgeons
Meanwhile, the record price of oil provoke expectations of higher inflation .
При этом рекордная стоимость нефти определяет дальнейший рост инфляционных ожиданий.
© 2009-2010
© 2009-2010
It is found that leucine deficiency in some cases may provoke hypoglycemia, retardation of growth, reduction of bodyweight, changes in kidneys and in the thyroid gland.
Обнаружено, что его дефицит может спровоцировать в некоторых случаях гипогликемию, задержку роста, уменьшение массы тела, изменения в почках и щитовидной железе.
Armand might become jealous of a man who has loved you; he might provoke him, fight, be killed. Think, then, what you would suffer in the presence of a father who should call on you to render an account for the life of his son!
Арман может приревновать человека, который вас любил, он может его оскорбить, вызвать на дуэль, быть убитым. Подумайте, как вы ответите отцу за жизнь сына?
Dumas fils, Alexandre / CamilleДюма-сын, Александр / Дама с камелиями
Дама с камелиями
Дюма-сын, Александр
© Издание на русском языке, оформление. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2009
Camille
Dumas fils, Alexandre
© New American Library, a division of Penguin Group

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prə'vəukVerbвызывать; возбуждать; провоцироватьExamples

The opposition is trying to provoke the government into calling an election. — Оппозиция пытается спровоцировать правительство на проведение внеочередных выборов.

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Collocations

provoke interest
вызывать интерес
provoke smb's wrath
гневить
to provoke
провоцировать
thought-provoke
будить мысли
provoke competition
создавать конкуренцию
anaphylaxis-provoking dose
ударная доза
How provoking!
Как досадно!
How provoking!
Какая досада!
provoked aggression
спровоцированная агрессия
provoked killer
лицо
provoked killer
совершившее убийство под влиянием провокации
provoked killing
убийство, совершенное под влиянием провокации
provoked stimulus
вызванный стимул
provoking behaviour
вызывающее поведение
sexual intercourse-provoked anaphylaxis
коитус-спровоцированная анафилаксия

Word forms

provoke

verb
Basic forms
Pastprovoked
Imperativeprovoke
Present Participle (Participle I)provoking
Past Participle (Participle II)provoked
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I provokewe provoke
you provokeyou provoke
he/she/it provokesthey provoke
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am provokingwe are provoking
you are provokingyou are provoking
he/she/it is provokingthey are provoking
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have provokedwe have provoked
you have provokedyou have provoked
he/she/it has provokedthey have provoked
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been provokingwe have been provoking
you have been provokingyou have been provoking
he/she/it has been provokingthey have been provoking
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I provokedwe provoked
you provokedyou provoked
he/she/it provokedthey provoked
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was provokingwe were provoking
you were provokingyou were provoking
he/she/it was provokingthey were provoking
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had provokedwe had provoked
you had provokedyou had provoked
he/she/it had provokedthey had provoked
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been provokingwe had been provoking
you had been provokingyou had been provoking
he/she/it had been provokingthey had been provoking
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will provokewe shall/will provoke
you will provokeyou will provoke
he/she/it will provokethey will provoke
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be provokingwe shall/will be provoking
you will be provokingyou will be provoking
he/she/it will be provokingthey will be provoking
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have provokedwe shall/will have provoked
you will have provokedyou will have provoked
he/she/it will have provokedthey will have provoked
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been provokingwe shall/will have been provoking
you will have been provokingyou will have been provoking
he/she/it will have been provokingthey will have been provoking
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would provokewe should/would provoke
you would provokeyou would provoke
he/she/it would provokethey would provoke
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be provokingwe should/would be provoking
you would be provokingyou would be provoking
he/she/it would be provokingthey would be provoking
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have provokedwe should/would have provoked
you would have provokedyou would have provoked
he/she/it would have provokedthey would have provoked
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been provokingwe should/would have been provoking
you would have been provokingyou would have been provoking
he/she/it would have been provokingthey would have been provoking
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am provokedwe are provoked
you are provokedyou are provoked
he/she/it is provokedthey are provoked
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being provokedwe are being provoked
you are being provokedyou are being provoked
he/she/it is being provokedthey are being provoked
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been provokedwe have been provoked
you have been provokedyou have been provoked
he/she/it has been provokedthey have been provoked
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was provokedwe were provoked
you were provokedyou were provoked
he/she/it was provokedthey were provoked
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being provokedwe were being provoked
you were being provokedyou were being provoked
he/she/it was being provokedthey were being provoked
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been provokedwe had been provoked
you had been provokedyou had been provoked
he/she/it had been provokedthey had been provoked
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be provokedwe shall/will be provoked
you will be provokedyou will be provoked
he/she/it will be provokedthey will be provoked
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been provokedwe shall/will have been provoked
you will have been provokedyou will have been provoked
he/she/it will have been provokedthey will have been provoked