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consequent

adjective uk   /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.
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