Definition of 'consequential'
Example sentences containing 'consequential'
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This means that as a matter of constitutional theory the referendum verdict has no consequential legal effect.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She wants to do something significant and consequential with her life.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
My circumstances were drastically less consequential.Christianity Today (2000)
But there is a third, no less consequential.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
This could lead to hefty claims for consequential losses on top of the repayment of fees and other costs as well as interest.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The judge held that section 2 provided compensation only for physical damage and not for consequential losses.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
On average, victims in the scheme have been paid 32,000 in consequential losses when they have made claims.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
His Lordship said that the judge rightly held that damage to, and consequential loss of the sperm did not constitute personal injury.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Lawyers acting for the victims - including the parents of twins who suffered kidney failure - are claiming damages for injury and consequential loss.The Sun (2010)
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