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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybring about
he/she/itbrings about
present participlebringing about
past tensebrought about
past participlebrought about
  1. to make something happen, especially to cause changes in a situation

    social changes that have been brought about by new technology

    Major spending is required to bring about substantial improvements in housing.

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