consequence

consequence
con|se|quence
W2S3 [ˈkɔnsıkwəns US ˈka:nsı-kwens] n
1.)
something that happens as a result of a particular action or set of conditions
consequence of
Many believe that poverty is a direct consequence of overpopulation.
consequence for
Our findings have far-reaching consequences for researchers.
dire/disastrous/serious etc consequences
Errors in forecasting can have dire consequences.
with ... consequences
He ate some poisonous mushrooms, with fatal consequences.
take/suffer/face the consequences (of sth)
(=accept the bad results of something you have done)
He broke the law, and now he must face the consequences of his actions.
2.) as a consequence (of sth)/in consequence (of sth)
formal as a result of something
Animals have died as a consequence of coming into contact with this chemical.
She was over the age limit and, in consequence, her application was rejected.
3.) of little/no/any etc consequence
formal not very important or valuable
of little/no/any etc consequence to
Your opinion is of little consequence to me.
I don't suppose it is of any consequence now.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • conséquence — CONSÉQUENCE. s. f. Conclusion tirée d une ou de plusieurs propositions. Tirer une conséquence. La conséquence qu on en tire est juste. La conséquence est fausse. La conséquence est mal tirée. Nier une conséquence. Prouver une conséquence. f♛/b]… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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