bring about change


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  • bring about — verb 1. cause to move into the opposite direction they brought about the boat when they saw a storm approaching • Hypernyms: ↑turn • Verb Frames: Somebody s something 2. cause to happen, occur or exist This procedure produces a curious effect …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring about — phr verb Bring about is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑stress Bring about is used with these nouns as the object: ↑change, ↑collapse, ↑conclusion, ↑cure, ↑demise, ↑destruction, ↑downfall, ↑effect, ↑fall, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • bring about — PHRASAL VERB To bring something about means to cause it to happen. [V P n (not pron)] The only way they can bring about political change is by putting pressure on the country. [Also V n P] Syn: cause …   English dictionary

  • bring about — Synonyms and related words: about ship, accomplish, achieve, act, author, back and fill, be productive, bear, bear away, bear off, bear to starboard, beat, beat about, beget, box off, break, breed, bring forth, bring into being, bring off, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • To bring about — Bring Bring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.] 1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • change — I n. alteration transition 1) to bring about, effect, make a change 2) to undergo change 3) a drastic, great, marked, momentous, radical, striking, sweeping; long overdue, needed, welcome; quick; sudden change; little change (there was little… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bring — W1S1 [brıŋ] v past tense and past participle brought [bro:t US bro:t] [T] [: Old English; Origin: bringan] 1.) a) to take something or someone with you to the place where you are now, or to the place you are talking about →↑take ▪ Did you bring… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bring — Bring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.] 1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to be;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bring round — Synonyms and related words: about ship, argue into, assure, back and fill, be convincing, bear away, bear off, bear to starboard, beat, beat about, box off, break, bring about, bring around, bring home to, bring over, bring to reason, cant, cant… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • change — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 becoming/making sb/sth different ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, dramatic, drastic, enormous, extensive, far reaching, fundamental, important …   Collocations dictionary


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