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spring from sth

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with spring   /sprɪŋ/ (sprang or US also sprung, sprung) us  
C2 to come from or be a result of something: His need to be liked obviously springs from a deep-rooted insecurity.
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