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corollary

cor·ol·lar·y

corollary

 
 
pronunciation:
kaw r leI ri
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: corollaries
definition 1: a readily drawn conclusion; deduction or inference.
If smoking is detrimental to one's health, it is a corollary that quitting smoking is an advisable thing to do.
similar words:
consequence, derivation
definition 2: a natural result.
That child's poor behavior is just a corollary of the way his parents spoil him.
definition 3: in mathematics, a proposition whose proof directly follows in one or a few steps from the proof of another proposition.
similar words:
derivation
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part of speech: adjective
definition: existing or appearing as a consequence; resulting.
As grain prices increase, there is a corollary increase in the price of baked goods.