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Definition of consequent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈkɑnsəkwənt//
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  1. 1happening as a result of something synonym resultant
  2. 2 the lowering of taxes and the consequent increase in spending consequent on/upon something the responsibilities consequent upon the arrival of a new child
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