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consequences, plural;
  1. A result or effect of an action or condition
    • - many have been laid off from work as a consequence of the administration's policies
  2. Importance or relevance
    • - the past is of no consequence
    • - he didn't say anything of great consequence
  3. Social distinction
    • - a woman of consequence

  1. (consequence) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
  2. (consequence) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
  3. (consequence) having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
  4. This is an episode list of 8 Simple Rules, an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 17, 2002 to April 15, 2005. Loosely based on humor columnist W. Bruce Cameron's book of the same name, the show starred John Ritter until he died in 2003. ...
  5. "Consequences" is the 15th episode of season 3 of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  6. Consequences is a short story by Willa Cather. It was first published in McClure's in November 1915 .
  7. Consequences is a live album released by jazz pianist Dave Burrell. It was recorded on October 10, 2005 at the University of Pennsylvania's Houston Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.It was released on June 13, 2006 by the label Amulet.
  8. Consequences is the second studio album released by American hardcore band Endwell. It will be the band's first studio album release after departing from Victory Records two years earlier. Consequences was released on April 21, 2009 through Mediaskare Records. ...
  9. Consequences is an old parlour game in a similar vein to the Surrealist game exquisite corpse and Mad Libs.
  10. (consequence) That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; A result of actions; A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference; Chain of causes and effects; ...
  11. (Consequence) An outcome or a result, such as an economic, social or environmental effect. It may be expressed as a quantity (such as monetary value), a category (high, medium or low) or a description (see our guidance: FCDPAG4).
  12. (CONSEQUENCE) The result of an action. Something that logically or naturally follows from an action or condition.
  13. (Consequence) The direct result of action or effort. Consequences can either be pleasant (reinforcing) or unpleasant (punishing).
  14. (consequence) The effect of an event, incident, or occurrence. For the purposes of the NIPP, consequences are divided into four main categories: public health and safety, economic, psychological, and governance impacts. [NIPP]
  15. (Consequence) A result of an action or behavior.
  16. (Consequence) An often bad or inconvenient result of a particular action or situation.
  17. (Consequence) Rather than punishing the RAD child, bad behavior should be followed by a consequence, preferably one that is designed to fit the action that warranted it. Conversely, good behavior should be followed by a good consequence, or reward. ...
  18. (Consequence) Stoichiometric coefficients in equations of chemical reactions for molecules of gaseous substances shows in which volume combinations gaseous substances are got or react.
  19. (Consequence) That part of the postcedent environment that is functionally related to the behavior in question. The consequence will be reinforcing or punishing. See Postcedent.
  20. (Consequence) The end result of the hazardous occurrence.
  21. (Consequence) The result of a circum-stance or an event, or a combination of such circumstances or events.
  22. (Consequence) The result or effect (especially projected doses [see doses definition] or dose rates) of a release of radioactive or hazardous materials [see radioactive and hazardous materials definitions] to the environment. (DOE Order 5500.1B)
  23. (Consequence) interventions that are implemented following the occurrence of a target behaviour.
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  25. of exploited vulnerabilities for basic security services.