Definition of prompting noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

prompting

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈprɒmptɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːmptɪŋ//
 
[uncountable](also promptings [plural])
 
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an act of persuading somebody to do something He wrote the letter without further prompting. Never again would she listen to the promptings of her heart. You shouldn’t need any prompting from me.
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