rise to


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rise to

vb
(intr, preposition) to respond adequately to (the demands of something, esp a testing challenge)
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The slowdown in the growth of final demand had given rise to inventory buildups in some industries; in turn, the production cutbacks undertaken in response to those buildups were having a further damping effect on economic activity.
5% rise to 5,539 GWh and Argentina confirming its economic recovery with a 7.
The Committee recognized that as these forces abated, short-term interest rates would likely have to rise to forestall inflationary pressures that would eventually undermine the expansion.