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resultnoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈzʌlt/
something that happens or exists because of something else: The mayor says crime is lower as a result of good police work. A lot of people survived the crash as a direct result of the excellent training our pilots and flight attendants receive. Results are what you discover after examining something: The election results show that the governor is not as popular as she was two years ago. Results of the medical tests showed no sign of cancer.
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