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give rise to (something)

To trigger or cause something. The technological advances gave rise to the Industrial Revolution.
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give rise to something

to cause something; to instigate something. The attack gave rise to endless arguments. Her ludicrous living gave rise to further speculation as to the source of her money.
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give rise to

be the cause of.
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give ˈrise to something

(formal) cause something to happen or exist: The novel’s success gave rise to a number of sequels.
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give rise to

To be the cause or origin of; bring about.
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His death by drowning gave rise to the great Dragon-boat Festival, which was originally a solemn annual search for the body of the poet.
Pavel, the tall one, was said to be an anarchist; since he had no means of imparting his opinions, probably his wild gesticulations and his generally excited and rebellious manner gave rise to this supposition.
I once knew a lady who in temper and mind greatly resembled your sister, who thought and judged like her, but who from an inforced change--from a series of unfortunate circumstances"-- Here he stopt suddenly; appeared to think that he had said too much, and by his countenance gave rise to conjectures, which might not otherwise have entered Elinor's head.
The sight of the masked man gave rise to a prolonged sensation.
Barnabas Shuttleworthy -- one of the wealthiest and most respectable citizens of the borough -- had been missing for several days under circumstances which gave rise to suspicion of foul play.
Agency for International Development, is to provide a report to the President on the Government of Sudan's progress in sustaining the positive actions taken by the Government of Sudan that gave rise to Executive Order 13761, from July 12, 2017, to October 12, 2017.
He said that the issues of the Muslim world including Kashmir and Palestine had not been resolved for decades which gave rise to despair and lawlessness.
Summary: Britain's Got Talent may have found a singer on par with Susan Boyle, after round one of the auditions gave rise to Jonathan Antoine.
They could then find and isolate progenitor cells in mouse embryos that exclusively gave rise to ventricular muscle--one of several types of muscle cells in the heart.
And almost immediately, the three-day celebration gave rise to a 40-day period of intense, final preparation for Baptism beforehand (our Lent) and a 50-day period of contemplation and celebration afterward (our Easter season).
Despite Marx's monumental efforts to rest his interpretation of capitalist development and dissolution upon a scientific, not utopian, foundation, his writings gave rise to what may have been the largest utopian movements in human history.
For a long time, scientists wondered which one, or combination, of these historically older, wild relatives gave rise to dogs.
Their analysis of that tree suggests that ancient locusts from Africa gave rise to the 50-or-so modern New World species, Lovejoy and his colleagues say in an upcoming Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
He also makes good use of the men's own language because, like any war, this one gave rise to its own terms: digging trenches, for example, was 'gabion-dodging'.
The cells were successfully integrated into the developing chicken ear, and they gave rise to cells characteristic of hair cells.