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the upshotnoun [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 ​layoffs.
(Definition of the upshot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the upshot”
in Arabic نَتيجة…
in Korean 결론, 마지막 결정…
in Portuguese o resultado, la conclusão…
in Catalan la conclusió…
in Japanese (最終)結果, 結論…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结局, 结果…
in Turkish sonuç, netice, nihai nokta…
in Russian заключение, итог…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結局, 結果…
in Italian il risultato…
in Polish (ostateczny) rezultat, konkluzja…
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