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result in (something)

To cause or bring about some particular action or outcome; to end in some particular manner or fashion. The heated argument resulted in tragedy when one of the men pushed the other into an oncoming car. We're hoping that this investment results in a lucrative and sustainable revenue stream. The routine check resulted in the bank officer discovering a string of fraudulent transactions being committed by one of the senior staff.
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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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But the Indian military has been over-anxious for quick results in recent years and has paid too much attention to dealing with China and Pakistan.
In fact, the INS with the support of the UN Women developed an outreach programme of the 2014 Census' results in order to make the Gender data accessible and encourage research and specialised studies on the matter, especially as this coincides with the preparations for the municipal and local elections.
That results in a decrease of deployment resources and costs.
CA ins ins Ma for C Az aft wdL Confidence in the Azzurri camp is low after poor results in the warm-up games, including draws with Ireland and Luxembourg.
But the fact that we are the largest writer says that we are doing some really good things for our customers, and that results in them voting for us by giving us business.
AFTER FLAT RESULTS IN 2003, there are signs that the good times might be rolling again.
The court held that a bond that had the effect of preventing an alien's release because of inability to pay and that results in potentially permanent detention, is presumptively unreasonable.
If the audit results in the reclassification of more than one independent contractor as an employee, the financial consequences could be ruinous.
Create and run email or website surveys and polls and receive tabulated results in HTML report format.
However, the public perception of "Arabs" as responsible for most terrorism against Americans and American interests results in Arab-Americans feeling the greatest impact of this hostility.
Some might argue that if migrants choose to skirt them at more dangerous spots, they're assuming the risk and the culpability for any unpleasant results in the desert.
The employer's umbrella insurer denied coverage because it defined an "occurrence" as one which "unintentionally results in personal injury." However, the court held there was a duty to defend the class action, because the disparate impact claim was not inherently intentional.
Failure in an INS office, on the other hand, usually results in long delays or a complete rejection.