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English definition of “consequent”

consequent

adjective     /ˈkɒn.sɪ.kwənt/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/ (also consequential,   /ˌkɒn.sɪˈkwen.tʃəl/   )
happening as a result of something: Our use of harmful chemicals and the consequent damage to the environment is a very serious matter .Outcomes and consequences
(Definition of consequent adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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