Definition of 'consequent'
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But there is a consequent risk of letting inflation get out of control. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The consequent rise in borrowing costs will itself constrain French economic recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The latter possibility is greatly to be desired, but the consequent financial loss to churches would undoubtedly be considerable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Industrial growth in the East was causing an increase in the urban population and a consequent rise in the demand for food. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)His consequent loss of trust, therefore, was profound. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Leading bookmakers had claimed that betting shops would close, with consequent job losses, if they were obliged to pay more levy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Moreover, growing old often involves very considerable adjustments for the individual, who has to accept increasing physical dependency and consequent loss of autonomy and status. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)
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Translations for 'consequent'
British English: consequent ADJECTIVE
Consequent means happening as a direct result of an event or situation.
The warming of the Earth and the consequent climatic changes affect us all.
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