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usher sth in

phrasal verb with usher uk   /ˈʌʃ.ər/  us   // verb [T usually + adv/prep]
to be at the ​start of a new ​period, ​especially when ​importantchanges or new things ​happen, or to ​causeimportantchanges to ​starthappening: These ​changes could ​usher in a ​period of ​dramaticeconomicgrowth. His ​inventionshelpedusher in the ​era of ​skyscrapers. Niemeyer was one of the ​youngintellectuals who ​revolutionized Brazilian ​society by ​ushering in new ​styles of ​music, ​art, and ​cinema.
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