bring about

verb

Definition of bring about 

transitive verb

: to cause to take place : effect

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Examples of bring about in a Sentence

I promise: making one mistake will not bring about the apocalypse.

First Known Use of bring about

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bring about was in the 14th century

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