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result in something

to achieve something; to bring about something; to cause something to happen. I hope that this will result in the police finding your car. All my effort resulted in nothing at all.
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Growth in franchising income, coupled with gains from refranchising efforts, is expected to result in an increase in earnings per diluted share in the range of 12% to 14% for fiscal 2009 versus fiscal 2008 earnings per diluted share.
The sale of minority interest in FIS is expected to result in a gain of approximately $375 million for FNF.
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It is an invaluable programming tool which will result in major savings in developers' time and resources.
A number of steps have been taken to improve the performance going forward, which Standard & Poor's believes will result in stronger profitability.
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