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.
"By working together and leveraging our respective strengths, I am confident that we will usher in a new golden age of win-win economic cooperation between our two countries," he said.
The interior offers numerous built-ins, fireplaces and window walls that usher in light and offer panoramic views.
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.