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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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