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English definition of “fallout”

fallout

noun [U] (UNPLEASANT RESULT)    /ˈfɔːl.aʊt/ US  /ˈfɑːl-/
the unpleasant results or effects of an action or event: The political fallout of the revelations has been immense.Outcomes and consequences
(Definition of fallout noun (UNPLEASANT RESULT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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