Apr
25
2014

consequence

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

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noun
definition 1:  that which follows; result.
example:  The tenant’s fall in the stairway was a direct consequence of the landlord’s neglect of the property.
example:  You shouldn’t make such an important decision without considering the consequences.

definition 2:  importance or significance.
example:  Who becomes the new governor is an issue of great consequence.

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