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English definition of “spawn”

spawn

verb [T] (START)    /spɔːn/ US  /spɑːn/
to cause something new, or many new things, to grow or start suddenly : The new economic freedom has spawned hundreds of new small businesses . Her death spawned countless films and books .Causing things to happen
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