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Engelsk navneord: consequence

1. consequence (om fænomen) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise.
His decision had depressing consequences for business.
He acted very wise after the event.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot

Mindre specifikke termerphenomenon

Mere specifikke termeraftereffect, aftermath, backwash, bandwagon effect, branch, brisance, butterfly effect, by-product, byproduct, change, coattails effect, Coriolis effect, dent, domino effect, fallout, harvest, impact, influence, knock-on effect, materialisation, materialization, offset, offshoot, offspring, outgrowth, placebo effect, position effect, product, repercussion, response, reverberation, side effect, spillover, wake, wallop

2. consequence (om begivenhed) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aftermath

Mindre specifikke termerfinal result, outcome, result, resultant, termination

Mere specifikke termercomeupance, comeuppance, corollary, deserts, fruit, payoff, reward, sequella, train, wages

3. consequence (om egenskab) having important effects or influence

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDecisions of great consequence are made by the president himself.
Virtue is of more moment than security.
That result is of no consequence.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)import, moment

Mindre specifikke termersignificance

Mere specifikke termerhell to pay, matter

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inconsequence

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