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Definition of consequential adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    consequential

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌkɑnsəˈkwɛnʃl//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1happening as a result or an effect of something synonym resultant retirement and the consequential reduction in income
  2. 2important; that will have important results The report discusses a number of consequential matters that are yet to be decided. opposite inconsequential
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NAmE//ˌkɑnsəˈkwɛnʃəli//
 
adverb
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