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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
Translations of “consequence”
in Korean 결과…
in Arabic عاقِبة…
in French conséquence…
in Turkish sonuç, netice…
in Italian conseguenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指不好或不利的)結果,後果…
in Russian последствие…
in Polish konsekwencja…
in Spanish consecuencia, importancia…
in Portuguese consequência…
in German die Folge, die Bedeutung…
in Catalan conseqüència…
in Japanese 結果…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指不好或不利的)结果,后果…
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