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English verb: give rise

1. give rise (creation) cause to happen, occur or exist

SamplesThis procedure produces a curious effect.
The new law gave rise to many complaints.
These chemicals produce a noxious vapor.
The new President must bring about a change in the health care system.

Synonymsbring about, produce

Pattern of useSomething ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)create, make

Narrower (hyponym)induce, induct, lead, leave, result

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