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catalyse

(also

catalyze

(especially US)
1 verb CHEM, BIOCHEM start, accelerate (chemical reaction) TRANSITIVEcatalaigh verbthey catalyse structural changes within the molecule catalaíonn siad athruithe struchtúrtha laistigh den mhóilín 2 verb cause (sth) to begin, increase TRANSITIVEtionscain verb  c m uI want to catalyse a debate on this issue ba mhaith liom díospóireacht a thionscnamh faoin ábhar seo