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1. To accompany someone into a place or event. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "usher" and "in." Which of the groomsmen is going to usher me in?
2. To introduce something. The Industrial Revolution ushered in a period of great technological advancements.
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usher in

v.
1. To lead, escort, or conduct someone or something in: The butler ushered in the guests. I ushered the bride's mother in.
2. To precede and introduce something; inaugurate something: The armistice ushered in a new era of peace. We ushered in the new year with a celebration.
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Due to the completion of development schemes, an era of prosperity will usher in. He said that basic facilities have been provided to the people at their doorstep and the masses are fully benefitting from the fruits of development.
LAHORE -- Different lawmakers on Saturday said Pakistan Muslim League-N government was spending a huge amount of Rs 635 billion on development projects under the Annual Development Programme (ADP), which would usher in a new era of prosperity in the province.
There is no other example of such a Kissan Package in 70 years history of the country and this Kissan Package will usher in a green-revolution in the province.
Poverty, unemployment and load-shedding would be eliminated which would usher in a revolution of national progress and prosperity, he added.