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 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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