consequence

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Consequence is on the Academic Word List.

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Singular
consequence

Plural
consequences

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Consequence is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (countable) 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.