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English definition of “the upshot”

the upshot

noun [S]     /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 .Outcomes and consequences
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