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In a local language there is a short phrase, used only figuratively, whose verbatim translation could be to bring as a souvenir. It usually appears in formal contexts where the positive, beneficial implications of a trend, advance, breakthrough, etc are being discussed.Simply, to bring is what I've found in English as a synonym for that phrase, but I'm after a more sophisticated and formal equivalent. The following context may clarify my point:

When the mobile phone has brought considerable convenience, people's obsession with convenience meanwhile has caused enormous disturbance. That is why the use of mobile phones has been prohibited in many public places.

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You might try to grant, bequeath, or bestow. The latter two are considerably more formal than the former, I think, although bequeath is a little antiquated.

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