Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of usher.

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Examples

  • President Obama spoke eloquently Tuesday about the important role the United States must play in ushering in a new era of peace and in helping people around the world to move beyond old hatreds and lines of tribe.

    Matthew Yglesias » Foxman Steps Up His Campaign Against Fairness

  • … The Filipino youth have always played a pivotal role in ushering in significant changes in history.

    Global Voices in English » Blogger of the week: Mong Palatino

  • Throughout the novel, the characters discover ancient prophecies leading to the conclusion that David and his newfound love interest Emily Chang (a scientist on the PANDA project) will play leading roles in ushering the new generation of kids that will save us from ourselves.

    A Child Will Lead Them: The Ovum Factor (book review)

  • Not really, unless you call ushering in the Age of Supermodels a real contribution to society.

    Serious George Is Back

  • Ordered by Starfleet to be the first line of diplomacy in ushering in a new era for the Federation, the crew of the USS Enterprise-E is dispatched to Romulus for an unexpected peace mission.

    Star Trek: Nemesis

  • Perhaps the most important event in ushering in the big-backpack era was the release of the report A Nation at Risk, on April 26, 1983.

    The Organization Kid

  • We are shaped by every language and culture, drawn from every end of this Earth; and because we have tasted the bitter swill of civil war and segregation, and emerged from that dark chapter stronger and more united, we cannot help but believe that the old hatreds shall someday pass; that the lines of tribe shall soon dissolve; that as the world grows smaller, our common humanity shall reveal itself; and that America must play its role in ushering in a new era of peace.

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  • Missional work in Ephesus (ruins to the right) involves plenty of unplanned-for work, namely ushering some disciples of John the Baptist into the fullness of the Pentecost era.

    Jesus Creed

  • There was something commercial in the manner of the last, a kind of ushering out one who would not do.

    Red Fleece

  • It was a comfort, even though he had earned that money by "ushering" for the last two years.

    The Claverings

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