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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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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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Our two-fold classification of particulars gives rise to the dualism of body and biography in regard to everything in the universe, and not only in regard to living things.
He is the type that gives rise to the jokes in the funny papers.
As an example, Madden explained that the story " 'A Demon in My View' is somewhat unique among my stories by being a sequel to Bijou; it is about the main character thirty years later." His novels and short stories are often intertwined and at times one gives rise to another.
No one doubts a form of bypass is necessary but the present cost and route gives rise to major concerns over expenditure, now estimated at 2010 figures at a cost of PS145 million, but in truth much more when proper analysis and compensation is taken into account.
Thus ACTINIUM gives rise to ANATOMIC, but not to MONOTONIC.
Forgiveness of liabilities generally gives rise to taxable income under Sec.
Randomness that gives rise to purposeful systems (randomnessasacause).
The type A cell is larger and gives rise to A[alpha] and A[beta] fibers, while the type B cell is smaller and gives rise to A[sigma] and C fibers.
The branchial apparatus, which gives rise to a wide array of structures that originate in the cervical area, is organized into pouches, arches, and clefts (figure 1).
(36) The final regulations provide, however, that revenue from items that remain tangible personal property must be analyzed separately to determine whether it gives rise to DPGR.
Very highly recommended to those students of the Christian faith wishing for a greater understanding of their faiths encouragement toward the importance and reflection of relationships with all, Harbors Of Heaven enlightens the reader and gives rise to inevitable, thoughtful introspection.
notes perceptively: "If, however, we are to begin to comprehend the dynamics that lead to terrorism, we need to pay attention to the disparity in our world between rich and poor that gives rise to anti-Western ideology." N.
Microstructure of Martensite: Why It Forms and How It Gives Rise to the Shape-Memory Effect.
It is their thesis that a great national "monomyth" has been built up which today gives rise to a righteous militancy in order that what is perceived as "the evil" might be destroyed that "the good" prevail, At the present time, two world entities are vying with each other and "each side views its anger as blessed by the deity, which thereby absolutizes zeal and jihad and eliminates normal restraint."