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North Korea may have been prompted to announce the March 24 Hwasong-25 launch as a Hwasong-17 to temper negative opinions in Pyongyang.


What does "prompted" mean here? And may I have more examples?

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Silencio TarsierWhat does "prompted" mean here? And may I have more examples?

These can be found in dictionaries.

See https://onelook.com

to prompt: serve as the inciting cause of; give an incentive for action; to cause something to happen or be done; to move to action; to incite; to cause; to bring about; to cause someone to take action

More examples at https://fraze.it/n_search.jsp?q=prompted

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