bring on

brought on; bringing on; brings on

Definition of bring on

transitive verb

: to cause to appear or occur

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Examples of bring on in a Sentence

this legislation will surely bring on some unintended consequences

First Known Use of bring on

1592, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bring on was in 1592

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“Bring on.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 November 2019.

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not agreeing with established beliefs

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