in consequence of

idiom
variants: or as a consequence of
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in consequence of

formal
: as a result of (something specified)
  • She lost a lot of money in consequence of some risky investments.
  • Hundreds of people became sick as a consequence of the poor sanitary conditions.

Word by Word Definitions

consequence play
  1. : a conclusion derived through logic : inference

  2. : something produced by a cause or necessarily following from a set of conditions

  3. : importance with respect to power to produce an effect


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