Definition of 'consequence'
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Example sentences containing 'consequence'
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Not long afterwards Jost Dehn died of a heart attack, probably as a consequence of his wife's killing. A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2002)Habib Saadi's return then, would have been of no consequence to him. WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM (2002)
He wondered about Estela Rosabal and what had become of her as a consequence of her husband's ambitions. MAMBO (2002)
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Translations for 'consequence'
British English: consequence /ˈkɒnsɪkwəns/ NOUN
The consequences of something are the results or effects of it.
If we do not take the right actions now, we will suffer the consequences later.
- American English: consequence
- Arabic: عَاقِبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: consequência
- Chinese: 后果
- Croatian: posljedica
- Czech: důsledek
- Danish: konsekvens
- Dutch: gevolg
- European Spanish: consecuencia
- Finnish: seuraus
- French: conséquence
- German: Folge
- Greek: συνέπεια
- Italian: conseguenza
- Japanese: 結果
- Korean: 결과
- Norwegian: konsekvens
- Polish: konsekwencja
- European Portuguese: consequência
- Romanian: consecință
- Russian: последствие
- Spanish: consecuencia
- Swedish: konsekvens
- Thai: ผลลัพธ์
- Turkish: sonuç
- Ukrainian: послідовність
- Vietnamese: hậu quả
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