consequently

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adverb con·se·quent·ly \ˈkän(t)-sə-ˌkwent-lē, -si-kwənt-\

Definition of consequently

  1. :  as a result :  in view of the foregoing :  accordingly <The words are often confused and are consequently misused.>

Examples of consequently in a sentence

  1. <taxes were lowered, and consequently complaints were fewer>

Origin and Etymology of consequently

see 1consquent


First Known Use: 15th century


CONSEQUENTLY Defined for Kids

consequently

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adverb con·se·quent·ly \ˈkän-sə-ˌkwent-lē\

Definition of consequently for Students

  1. :  as a result <She missed the bus and consequently was late.>



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