Definition of 'bring about'
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Employees who are certified in bringing about these changes will be worth their weight in cost savings to their department and organisation. Computing (2010)How will this change in direction bring about a revival in locations that feel forgotten by Westminster? Times, Sunday Times (2016)I've always used my money to bring about positive change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It brought about a political awakening of the most elemental kind. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What is going to change its course and how do we bring about something better than that? Christianity Today (2000)The change will be brought about as a result of a felt need for increased efficiency. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)In terms of actually bringing about change we have already surpassed them. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)Any laws to bring about extensive changes to the position for unmarried couples are unlikely to be passed before next year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some see it as a risk management or brand issue and others see it as a way of bringing about business opportunities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Not voting means choosing to remain on a path that has failed to bring about any significant political change for two decades. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sudden changes in blood pressure can be brought about by coke, with catastrophic results. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Tories say they will bring about change. The Sun (2010)The role of a consultant is not just about doing what has always happened before but about challenging behaviour to bring about change. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is only a beginning for others to consider, follow and use to bring about change. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)But many voice one important reservation: that saturation policing on its own cannot bring about lasting change. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You must get a grip on it or you will bring about just what you most fear - losing her. The Sun (2010)We need a more consensual approach to politics in which all parties commit to a longterm programme of change to bring about a better society. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The reform structures he has in mind will cause years of uncertainty and will not help local health teams to bring about the change required. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But they must certainly want to do, say or bring about something - or the story fails. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such measures, he claimed, were the only way of bringing about a lasting peace in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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