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English definition of “consequence”

consequence

noun     /ˈkɒnsɪkwəns/
B2 [C] the result of an action or situation, especially a bad result: The ship capsized, with disastrous consequences. If you make him angry, you'll have to suffer the consequences.Outcomes and consequences
of little/no consequence formal not important: The money was of little consequence to Tony.Of little or less importance
(Definition of consequence noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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