n. 结果; 重要性
The consequences of something are the results or effects of it.
Her lawyer said she understood the consequences of her actions and was prepared to go to jail...
An economic crisis may have tremendous consequences for our global security.
If one thing happens and then another thing happens in consequence or as a consequence, the second thing happens as a result of the first.
His death was totally unexpected and, in consequence, no plans had been made for his replacement...
Maternity services were to be reduced in consequence of falling birth rates.
Something or someone of consequence is important or valuable. If something or someone is of no consequence, or of little consequence, they are not important or valuable.
As an overseer, he suddenly found himself a person of consequence...
Where he is from is of no consequence to me.
If you tell someone that they must take the consequences or face the consequences, you warn them that something unpleasant will happen to them if they do not stop behaving in a particular way.
These pilots must now face the consequences of their actions and be brought to trial...
If climate changes continue, we will suffer the consequences.
1. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon;
2. the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual;
3. having important effects or influence;
consequence, result, effect, outcome
take (或 bear) the consequences
Let us elaborate a significant consequence of this fact.
Packing the immediate consequence that concerns nevertheless is the heavy loss of economic interest.
No matter what the consequence will be, you've already been the winner.
Lua's compactness is a consequence of its simplicity.
As a consequence of the side effect of the drug, he has become a deaf.