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Definition of "precipitating" [precipitating]

  • Present participle of precipitate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "precipitating" in a sentence
  • "It was Ronald Reagan who made a fateful turn to the military, choosing Col. Robert "Bud" McFarlane, followed by Vice Adm. John Poindexter, to head the National Security Council – - where they played a key role in precipitating the Iran-Contra crisis."
  • "Business school discourse today has a new set of topical lessons, emphasizing the roles played by MBAs in precipitating the global ..."
  • "To be fair, while cash may be the main precipitating factor behind the shifts, it's not the only one."
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