upshot

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noun up·shot \ˈəp-ˌshät\

Examples of upshot in a sentence

  1. <the upshot of the court's ruling is that a number of communities will now have to change their gun laws>

1594

First Known Use of upshot

1594



UPSHOT Defined for Kids

upshot

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noun up·shot \ˈəp-ˌshät\

Definition of upshot for Students

  1. :  the final result <What was the upshot of the negotiations?>



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