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English definition of “corollary”

corollary

noun [C] uk   /kəˈrɒl.ər.i/ us    /ˈkɔːr.ə.ler.i/ formal
something that results from something else: Unfortunately, violence is the inevitable corollary of such a revolutionary change in society.Outcomes and consequences
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