usher in

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Verb1.usher in - be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"
commence, lead off, start, begin - set in motion, cause to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"


Something or someone that shows the way:
To show the way to:
phrasal verb
usher in
1. To make known the presence or arrival of:
2. To begin (something) with preliminary or prefatory material:

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vt sep peoplehineinführen or -bringen or -geleiten (geh); to usher in a new eraein neues Zeitalter einleiten
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Now, a proud usher in a Yorkshire school was such a very extraordinary and unaccountable thing to hear of,--any usher at all being a novelty; but a proud one, a being of whose existence the wildest imagination could never have dreamed--that Miss Squeers, who seldom troubled herself with scholastic matters, inquired with much curiosity who this Knuckleboy was, that gave himself such airs.
He said that communication resources play a pivotal role in economic development, adding that motorways on both sides of the district Faisalabad would usher in a new era of development and economic activities in the district.
Due to the completion of development schemes, an era of prosperity will usher in.
Usher in turn auctioned off a private dance lesson during the charity gala.