Learn how to say Triggered correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word trigger:
a small device that releases a spring or catch and so sets off a mechanism, especially in order to fire a gun:
he pulled the trigger of the shotgun
an event that is the cause of a particular action, process, or situation:
the trigger for the strike was the closure of a mine
cause (a device) to function:
burglars fled empty-handed after triggering the alarm
(also trigger something off) cause (an event or situation) to happen or exist:
an allergy can be triggered by stress or overwork
quick on the trigger
quick to respond.
early 17th century: from dialect tricker, from Dutch trekker, from trekken ‘to pull’