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verb (tr, adverb)
to induce or causethese pills will bring on labour
slang to cause sexual excitement in; stimulate
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The second sense of this word was formerly considered to be taboo, and it was labelled as such in previous editions of Collins English Dictionary . However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use
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bring on

1

Cause to happen, produce, as in His cold brought on an asthma attack. This usage was first recorded in John Milton's Samson Agonistes (1671): “These evils . . . I myself have brought them on.” Also see bring about.

2

Cause to appear or bring into action, as in Bring on the jugglers. [Mid-1800s]

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