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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 Arabic عاقِبة…
in Korean 결과…
in Malaysian kesan, kepentingan…
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 Vietnamese hậu quả, tầm quan trọng…
in Spanish consecuencia, importancia…
in Portuguese consequência…
in Thai ผล, ความสำคัญ…
in German die Folge, die Bedeutung…
in Catalan conseqüència…
in Japanese 結果…
in Indonesian akibat, penting…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指不好或不利的)结果,后果…
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