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Definition of instigator noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

instigator

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈɪnstəˌɡeɪt̮ər//
 
instigator (of something)
 
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a person who causes something to happen, especially something bad the instigators of the riots
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