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Engelsk substantiv: consequence

1. consequence (om fenomen) 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphenomenon


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaftereffect, 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 begivenhet) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)aftermath


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfinal result, outcome, result, resultant, termination


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcomeupance, comeuppance, corollary, deserts, fruit, payoff, reward, sequella, train, wages

3. consequence (om egenskap) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)import, moment


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksignificance


Mere spesifikke uttrykkhell to pay, matter


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)inconsequence









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