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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybring in
he/she/itbrings in
present participlebringing in
past tensebrought in
past participlebrought in
  1. 2
    to be the reason that someone or something receives a particular amount of money
  2. 3
    to introduce a new law or system

    She said the party would bring in the necessary legislation to deal with the problem.

  3. 5
    bring in a verdict to say officially whether someone is guilty or not

    There were gasps when the jury brought in a verdict of not guilty.

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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