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noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˌræm.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃənz/ us  
the possible results of an action: Have you considered all the ramifications of your suggestion?
Translations of “ramification”
in Spanish Ramificación…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可能的後果, 衍生結果, 派生影響…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可能的后果, 衍生结果, 派生影响…
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