Definition of 'bring about'
Example sentences containing 'bring about'
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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) Times, Sunday Times (2010) 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) 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) Times, Sunday Times (2007) 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) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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