thought-provoking


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thought-provoking

adj
challenging or causing someone to think, esp about things they have not thought about before
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Adj.1.thought-provoking - stimulating interest or thought; "a challenging hypothesis"; "a thought-provoking book"
stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
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Translations

thought-provoking

[ˈθɔːtprəˌvəʊkɪŋ] ADJque hace reflexionar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thought-provoking

[ˈθɔːtprəˌvəʊkɪŋ] adjche dà da pensare, stimolante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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