The black market trade in fossils stolen from the richest Cretaceous fossil locality in the world has prompted a crackdown.
The popularity of recent buyback programs has prompted calls for buybacks in cities across the country.
Demands voiced in letters, blogs, petitions, and demonstrations have prompted government at all levels to respond to the pressure.
This prompted a loud chorus of condemnations by Hispanic groups.
“Sending fighters to fight alongside the Syrian Army” has prompted some young men in Lebanon to join the rebels in Syria.
"Malone," prompted the owner of the name, without resentment.
The impulse that had prompted him to hail her now prompted wild words.
The early feeling which prompted the infant wish for “a cottage too low for a clock” was still fresh in her bosom.
Two reasons had prompted Wilson to request to have Sidney in the operating-room.
She made no reply to his question, but its matter surprised her and prompted her to another.
early 15c., "readiness," from Latin promptus (see prompt (v.)). Meaning "hint, act of prompting" is from 1590s. Computer sense attested by 1977.
early 15c., from Old French prompt and directly from Latin promptus "brought forth," hence "visible, apparent, evident," past participle of promere "to take or bring out or forth" (see prompt (v.)).Related: Promptly; promptitude.