Invertext Online Technical Dictionary


transitive verb  


Definition 1

Shape by heating in fire and hammering; fabricate. Also used figuratively.

Source: Invertext, from Concise Oxford Dictionary

Context: The row threatens to stir fresh tensions between Turkey and its western allies after a month in which Turkish leaders have forged new trade links with Iran and Syria and provoked a crisis in relations with Israel by ejecting it from joint military exercises.

Source: Financial Times 06/11/2009

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Banking, Money and Currencies