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usher in

verb

Definition of USHER IN

transitive verb
1
:  to serve to bring into being <a discovery that ushered in a period of change>
2
:  to mark or observe the beginning of <ushered in the new year with merrymaking>

First Known Use of USHER IN

circa 1600

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