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ramification

ram·i·fi·ca·tion

ramification

 
 
pronunciation:
rae mih f keI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of dividing into branches, or an arrangement of branching parts.
definition 2: a branching or subordinate part.
definition 3: a consequence or related aspect of something; offshoot.
The interest rate increase will have widespread ramifications.The choices and decisions he made before entering politics had ramifications that he never could have predicted.
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