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"lead to sth" in British English

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lead to sth

phrasal verb with lead uk /liːd/ us /liːd/ verb led, led uk /led/ us

(Definition of “lead to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lead to sth" in Business English

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lead to sth

phrasal verb with lead uk /liːd/ us verb led /led/ , led /led/

if an action or event leads to something, it makes that thing happen or exist:

Higher demand for goods and services leads to higher imports from abroad.

(Definition of “lead to sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)