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I have the responsibility of over four million people, and I am in a position to do good, to be able to bring about a new life for my people, and I will continue to move in that direction. It's a burden, but it needs to be done, and you have to have the courage and wisdom to see it through.
Abdallah II of Jordan

Meaning of "bring about" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BRING ABOUT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRING ABOUT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bring about is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb bring about in English.

WHAT DOES BRING ABOUT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of bring about in the English dictionary

The definition of bring about in the dictionary is to cause to happen. Other definition of bring about is to turn around.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BRING ABOUT

PRESENT

Present
I bring about
you bring about
he/she/it brings about
we bring about
you bring about
they bring about
Present continuous
I am bringing about
you are bringing about
he/she/it is bringing about
we are bringing about
you are bringing about
they are bringing about
Present perfect
I have brought about
you have brought about
he/she/it has brought about
we have brought about
you have brought about
they have brought about
Present perfect continuous
I have been bringing about
you have been bringing about
he/she/it has been bringing about
we have been bringing about
you have been bringing about
they have been bringing about
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I brought about
you brought about
he/she/it brought about
we brought about
you brought about
they brought about
Past continuous
I was bringing about
you were bringing about
he/she/it was bringing about
we were bringing about
you were bringing about
they were bringing about
Past perfect
I had brought about
you had brought about
he/she/it had brought about
we had brought about
you had brought about
they had brought about
Past perfect continuous
I had been bringing about
you had been bringing about
he/she/it had been bringing about
we had been bringing about
you had been bringing about
they had been bringing about
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will bring about
you will bring about
he/she/it will bring about
we will bring about
you will bring about
they will bring about
Future continuous
I will be bringing about
you will be bringing about
he/she/it will be bringing about
we will be bringing about
you will be bringing about
they will be bringing about
Future perfect
I will have brought about
you will have brought about
he/she/it will have brought about
we will have brought about
you will have brought about
they will have brought about
Future perfect continuous
I will have been bringing about
you will have been bringing about
he/she/it will have been bringing about
we will have been bringing about
you will have been bringing about
they will have been bringing about
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would bring about
you would bring about
he/she/it would bring about
we would bring about
you would bring about
they would bring about
Conditional continuous
I would be bringing about
you would be bringing about
he/she/it would be bringing about
we would be bringing about
you would be bringing about
they would be bringing about
Conditional perfect
I would have bring about
you would have bring about
he/she/it would have bring about
we would have bring about
you would have bring about
they would have bring about
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been bringing about
you would have been bringing about
he/she/it would have been bringing about
we would have been bringing about
you would have been bringing about
they would have been bringing about
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you bring about
we let´s bring about
you bring about
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to bring about
Past participle
brought about
Present Participle
bringing about
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRING ABOUT

bring
bring down
bring forth
bring forward
bring home the bacon
bring home to
bring in
bring into the open
bring into the world
bring off
bring on
bring out
bring out of one´s shell
bring over
bring round
bring someone to his knees
bring something to its knees
bring the house down
bring to
bring to bay

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRING ABOUT

about
bout
come about
get about
go about
hang about
just about
kick about
make no bones about
marabout
nothing to write home about
out and about
right about
roundabout
see about
set about
talk about
thereabout
time about
walkabout
what about

Synonyms and antonyms of bring about in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bring about» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRING ABOUT

Find out the translation of bring about to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bring about from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bring about» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

带来
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

llevar a cabo
570 millions of speakers

English

bring about
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के बारे में लाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تحقيق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

привести
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

trazer
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

amener
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bawa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bewirken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

引き起こす
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에 대한 가져
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggawa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mang lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொண்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

getirmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

portare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przynieść
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

привести
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aduce
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιφέρει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

teweeg te bring
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

åstadkomma
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

få til
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bring about

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRING ABOUT»

The term «bring about» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.107 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRING ABOUT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bring about

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10 QUOTES WITH «BRING ABOUT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bring about.
1
Sal Albanese
It always takes a scandal to bring about reform.
2
James Allen
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results.
3
James Lane Allen
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.
4
Shari Arison
The good inside of all of us is wrapped in a layer of apathy, and we forget how much potential we have within us, in each and every one of us, to change the world for the better for ourselves and our children, and thus to bring about oneness.
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Abdallah II of Jordan
I have the responsibility of over four million people, and I am in a position to do good, to be able to bring about a new life for my people, and I will continue to move in that direction. It's a burden, but it needs to be done, and you have to have the courage and wisdom to see it through.
6
John Berger
A boycott is directed against a policy and the institutions which support that policy either actively or tacitly. Its aim is not to reject, but to bring about change.
7
William J. H. Boetcker
You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
8
David K. E. Bruce
I think, like many others, I realized that only the massive introduction of American support in one form or another, could possibly bring about a rehabilitation of the economies of those countries within a reasonable time.
9
Julius Caesar
Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
10
Jack Canfield
One individual can begin a movement that turns the tide of history. Martin Luther King in the civil rights movement, Mohandas Ganhi in India, Nelson Mandela in South Africa are examples of people standing up with courage and non-violence to bring about needed changes.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRING ABOUT»

Discover the use of bring about in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bring about and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change? ...
In follow-up studies, dozens of reviews, and even a book of essays evaluating his conclusions, Gerald Rosenberg’s critics—not to mention his supporters—have spent nearly two decades debating the arguments he first put forward in The ...
Gerald N. Rosenberg, 2008
2
Time Bring about a Change
Time Bring About A Change brings us the story of how one man has dedicated his life to raising awareness that color is, truly, just a color, and that the true worth of a person is found in the respect, love, and caring that person shows to ...
Tony Carr, Joshua L Mask, 2013
3
The Icarus Paradox: How Exceptional Companies Bring About ...
Miller has discovered that success imperils an organization through the momentum it creates and he has coined a new language to describe the rise and fall of major corporations.
Danny Miller, 1992
4
Intricate Ethics : Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible ...
he believes that he will thus bring about the second (with some probability), but, I have argued, this does not mean that he intends its occurrence or acts in order to bring it about, though his acting does bring it about. Intending a goal (such as ...
F. M. Kamm Professor of Philosophy Harvard University, 2006
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The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge
God brings about the truth of (1 1) and it seems to me to be compatible with the goodness of God that he not bring about (11) if he so choose. That is, God has the power to bring about (11) and the power to bring about the negation of (11).
Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski, 1991
6
Radical Interpretation and Indeterminacy
It seems that agents intentionally bring about many outcomes through mechanisms they cannot informatively describe. I bring about various outcomes by means of technologies that I don't understand at all. Thus, for example, I contacted my ...
Urbana-Champaign Timothy McCarthy Professor of Philosophy University of Illinois, 2002
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Rational Animals: The Teleological Roots of Intentionality
It is pretty clear that Wright means his B's, the actual behaviors that tend to bring about the goal, to be individual events. If he didn't, his proposed test for verifying that some event is brought about by the fact that it tends to bring about a goal ...
Mark Okrent, 2007
8
Rights, Restitution, and Risk: Essays in Moral Theory
No, for Edward's (Frank's) turning his trolley onto the one, his running the one down and thereby killing him, isn't something he does to the one to bring about that the trolley is better distributed. The trolley's being better distributed is its getting ...
Judith Jarvis Thomson, William Parent, 1986
9
Christian Theism and Moral Philosophy
If, for ease of exposition, we elide divine willings of a certain sort and divine commands, then to refer to a divine belief that an agent ought not to bring about a state of affairs at a time and to refer to a divine command that this agent not bring  ...
Michael D. Beaty, Carlton D. Fisher, Mark Nelson, 1998
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Sour Grapes: Studies in the Subversion of Rationality
They can never, that is, be brought about intelligently or intentionally, because the very attempt to do so precludes the state one is trying to bring about. In I.2 above I cited spontaneity as an example of such 'inaccessible' states. I shall refer to ...
Jon Elster, 1985

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRING ABOUT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bring about is used in the context of the following news items.
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Family of man who died in Lake Granby wants to help Grand County …
"So I hope and pray that my son's death will bring about some good, and we can get the help we need and the money we need to save lives ... «The Denver Channel, Jul 15»
2
Internet Saathi, A Initiative By Google, Intel And Tata Trusts to Bring …
This newly formulated initiative wants to bring about an awareness on the usage of internet among women in rural India. Statistics analyzed by ... «Trak.in, Jul 15»
3
New Regulatory Reform Bill seeks to bring parity across infra sectors
“Our Government, therefore, also proposes to introduce a regulatory reform law that will bring about a cogency of approach across various ... «Hindu Business Line, Jul 15»
4
Chilli Chutney's new digs bring about big changes
Chilli Chutney's new digs bring about big changes. By: Wanda Kurchaba. Saturday, Jul. 4, 2015 | Comments: 0. Print; E–mail ... «Brandon Sun, Jul 15»
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Only youth grooming to bring about prosperity
Former speaker National Assembly Syed Fakhar Imam has said that the youth constitutes 64 percent of total national population and we can ... «The Nation, Jul 15»
6
I want to bring reforms in governance: Nidhi Gupta
... on women empowerment and would prefer if she gets posted in some place like Haryana, where she can bring about a substantial change. «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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'This report should bring about long-overdue change': Nursing …
A damning report into the working environment at Wales' largest A&E department should spark “long overdue change”, the director of a nursing ... «WalesOnline, Jul 15»
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Students bring about tree change at park
Students bring about tree change at park. Francis Curro | June 30, 2015, 6:49 PM | Comment News. 439853pCN.jpg. Gosnells Primary School Year 5 students ... «Community Newspaper Group, Jun 15»
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Lethal injection ruling should bring review of death penalty's legality
The purpose of the justice system is to bring about exactly that, justice. It is not to provide revenge for victims on behalf of the state. Breyer is ... «News & Observer, Jun 15»
10
Recent Discovery Could Bring About 'Home-Brew' Heroin And …
People could be possibly start producing morphine on their own now that researchers have identified the gene considered as the missing link ... «Tech Times, Jun 15»

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