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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 important changes or new things happen, or to cause important changes to start happening: Yesterday's match between Arsenal and Spurs ushered in the start of the new season. Banksie threw a huge party to usher in (= celebrate) the New Year. The legislation should usher in a host of new opportunities for school leavers.
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