consequence

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Consequence is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈkɑnsɪkwɛns/
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Noun[change]

Singular
consequence

Plural
consequences

  1. A consequence is a result of an action, decision, etc., often a bad result.
    As a consequence of your bad behavior, you must stay after school.
    The consequences of lying to your parents are usually bad.

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