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But all these possibilities should be weighed against the likely outcome. The Sun (2016)The outcome of the elections was widely expected to usher in a new era. The Sun (2016)That may be an outcome after a successful run of five years. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Its detailed outcome is not known. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The more data we can work with, the better the processes and outcomes will be. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The result determines the outcome. The Sun (2016)I'm not positive a good outcome is going to come next week. Times, Sunday Times (2017)How perplexing, then, that the outcome was so bad. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Likely outcome: Eight games in five weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This results in better outcomes after a patient suffers from unstable angina or a heart attack. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a very happy outcome in the end. The Sun (2008)These initial exercises have as the main outcome of putting people at ease and establishing rapport. Training with N.L.P. (1994)The successful outcome of those initiatives receives little attention here. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)They know that their own disruption may make this outcome more likely. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Our election outcome predictor shows the odds on him winning outright are a minuscule three per cent. The Sun (2015)We pay more attention to the outcome than the process. Christianity Today (2000)They face only bad outcomes that will be chosen or forced. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Virtually all of your science courses teach you procedures and formulas which yield known outcomes. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)The outcome of action is always hard to predict. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is no evidence that this changing pattern of psychiatric care has resulted in worse outcomes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)All schools will be notified of the outcome by the end of next month. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The outcome was successful for the players. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The most likely outcome seems to be a caretaker administration until genuine elections can be held. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It could now be worth holding off pending the outcome of the election. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The outcome of that process remains mixed at best. Nixon Reconsidered (1994)How many times are we doing things that have bad outcomes without thinking. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)The dismantling of the country may now produce the best or least bad outcome for its people and the region. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This could have a good outcome. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'outcome'
British English: outcome /ˈaʊtˌkʌm/ NOUN
The outcome of an action or process is the result of it.
What is the most likely outcome of today's meeting?
- American English: outcome
- Arabic: نَتـِيجَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: resultado
- Chinese: 结果
- Croatian: ishod
- Czech: výsledek
- Danish: resultat
- Dutch: resultaat
- European Spanish: resultado
- Finnish: lopputulos
- French: résultat
- German: Ergebnis
- Greek: έκβαση
- Italian: esito
- Japanese: 結果
- Korean: 결과
- Norwegian: resultat
- Polish: rezultat
- European Portuguese: resultado
- Romanian: efect
- Russian: результат
- Spanish: resultado
- Swedish: resultat
- Thai: ผลลัพธ์
- Turkish: sonuç
- Ukrainian: наслідок
- Vietnamese: kết quả
Definition of outcome from the Collins English Dictionary
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