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the upshot

noun [S] uk   /ˈʌp.ʃɒt/ us    /-ʃɑːt/
something that happens as a result of other actions, events, or decisions: The upshot of the discussions is that there will be no redundancies.
Translations of “the upshot”
in Korean 결론, 마지막 결정…
in Arabic نَتيجة…
in Portuguese o resultado, la conclusão…
in Catalan la conclusió…
in Japanese (最終)結果, 結論…
in Italian il risultato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結局, 結果…
in Russian заключение, итог…
in Turkish sonuç, netice, nihai nokta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结局, 结果…
in Polish (ostateczny) rezultat, konkluzja…
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