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English definition of “result in sth”

result in sth

phrasal verb with result     /rɪˈzʌlt/ verb [I]
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.Causing things to happen
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