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result in sth

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with result   /rɪˈzʌlt/ us  
B2 to cause a particular situation to happen: The fire resulted in damage to their property. [+ -ing verb] Icy road conditions in Teesdale resulted in two roads being closed.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 導致, 結果造成…
in Russian приводить к чему-либо…
in Turkish ...ile sonuçlanmak, yol açmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 导致, 结果造成…
in Polish doprowadzić do czegoś…
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