bring about

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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.
    The collapse of the gold standard brought about much of the economic turmoil of that era.
  2. (transitive) To accomplish, achieve.
    I hope to bring about a successful conclusion.

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