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Definition of evoke verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

evoke

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪˈvoʊk//
 
evoke something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they evoke
 
he / she / it evokes
 
past simple evoked
 
-ing form evoking
 
 
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to bring a feeling, a memory, or an image into your mind The music evoked memories of her youth. His case is unlikely to evoke public sympathy.
NAmE//ˌivoʊˈkeɪʃn//
 
, NAmE//ˌɛvəˈkeɪʃn//
 
noun [countable, uncountable] a brilliant evocation of childhood in the 1940s
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