result in something

result in something
reˈsult in sth derived
to make sth happen
Syn: lead to

The cyclone has resulted in many thousands of deaths.

\result in something sb/sth doing sth

These policies resulted in many elderly people suffering hardship.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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