give rise to (something)

give rise to (something)

To trigger or cause the genesis or growth of something. The technological advances gave rise to the Industrial Revolution. If left untreated, the infection can give rise to a number of other complications.
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

give rise to

To be the cause or origin of; bring about.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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