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bring about (third-person singular simple present brings about, present participle bringing about, simple past and past participle brought about)

  1. (transitive) To cause to take place.
    Synonyms: effect, lead to, induce, incite, provoke, result in
    The collapse of the gold standard brought about much of the economic turmoil of that era.
    • 2022 January 26, John Crosse, “When the tide turned to a safer railway...”, in RAIL, number 949, page 53:
      The catalyst was the introduction of the Health & Safety at Work Act in 1974. While it applied to all workplaces, it gradually brought about a sea change in the attitude towards death and injury. Accidents were no longer accepted as 'inevitable'.
  2. (transitive) To accomplish, achieve.
    I hope to bring about a successful conclusion.

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