Meaning of “result in sth” in the English Dictionary

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"result in sth" in British English

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result in sth

phrasal verb with result uk /rɪˈzʌlt/ us /rɪˈzʌlt/ verb [ I ]

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  • Team work at its best results in a synergy that can be very productive.
  • Regular exercise can result in a general diminution in stress levels.
  • The fall in the value of the yen might result in a fractional increase in interest rates of perhaps a quarter of one percent.
  • The general election in Britain was expected to result in a hung parliament.
  • The new tax is a political powder keg which could result in widespread violence.

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