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    Definition of bring about in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGbrings aboutPRbringing aboutPT, PPbrought about
    1. VT To cause to take place.
      1. The collapse of the gold standard brought about much of the economic turmoil of that era.
    2. VT To accomplish, achieve.
      1. I hope to bring about a successful conclusion.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The rough waters of change will bring about the calm after the storm. ‎
      • The white-anting of ATSIC has been brought about by the usual suspects. [1]
      • The collapse of the gold standard brought about much of the economic turmoil of that era.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Phrasal verbs
        • Phrasal verbs with particle (about)
      • Verbs
        • Phrasal verbs
          • Phrasal verbs with particle (about)
          • Transitive verbs

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en brings about
        2. en bring out
        3. en bang about
        4. en run about
        5. en ran about
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        Meaning of bring about for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this idiom "bring about" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb and a transitive verb.
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