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  • 1 consequence — [kän′si kwens΄, kän′sikwəns] n. [OFr < L consequentia < consequens, prp. of consequi, to follow after < com , with + sequi, to follow: see SEQUENT] 1. a result of an action, process, etc.; outcome; effect 2. a logical result or… …

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  • 2 consequence — [[t]kɒ̱nsɪkwens[/t]] ♦♦♦ consequences 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n The consequences of something are the results or effects of it. Her lawyer said she understood the consequences of her actions and was prepared to go to jail... An… …

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  • 3 consequence — [n1] result, outcome of action aftereffect, aftermath, bottom line*, can of worms*, chain reaction*, effect, end, event, fallout, follow through, follow up, issue, outgrowth, payback, reaction, repercussion, sequel, sequence, spin off, upshot,… …

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  • 4 Person of interest — is a phrase used by law enforcement when announcing the name of someone involved in a criminal investigation who has not yet been arrested or formally accused of a crime. It is often used as a euphemism for suspect , and can sometimes result in a …

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  • 5 Of consequence — Of Of ([o^]v), prep. [AS. of of, from, off; akin to D. & OS. af, G. ab off, OHG. aba from, away, Icel., Dan., Sw., & Goth. af, L. ab, Gr. ?, Skr. apa. Cf. {Off}, {A } (2), {Ab }, {After}, {Epi }.] In a general sense, from, or out from; proceeding …

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  • 6 Legal person — Note: This Wikipedia entry deals with the legal concept legal person . There is an ongoing political debate and controversy in the U.S. over the extent to which constitutional rights presumed to have been created for natural persons have… …

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  • 7 Highly sensitive person — A highly sensitive person (HSP) is a person having the innate trait of high sensitivity (or innate sensitiveness as Carl Gustav Jung originally coined it). According to Elaine N. Aron and colleagues as well as other researchers, highly sensitive… …

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  • 8 Collateral consequence — Collateral consequences are the effects of a given action or inaction that are unintended, unknown, or at least not explicit.[1] A collateral consequence may simply be one that is beyond the scope of consideration. These are as opposed to direct… …

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  • 9 Natural person — Natural Nat u*ral (?; 135), a. [OE. naturel, F. naturel, fr. L. naturalis, fr. natura. See {Nature}.] 1. Fixed or determined by nature; pertaining to the constitution of a thing; belonging to native character; according to nature; essential;… …

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  • 10 Intuitu personæ — Liste des locutions latines Voir « Locutions latines&# …

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  • 11 probable consequence doctrine — A test of proximate cause according to whether or not the injury was reasonably foreseeable by a person of ordinary intelligence and prudence. 26 Am J2d Electr § 48 …

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  • 12 humour — /hyooh meuhr/, n., v.t., Chiefly Brit. humor. Usage. See or1. * * * I (Latin; fluid ) In early Western physiological theory, one of the four body fluids thought to determine a person s temperament and features. As hypothesized by Galen, the four… …

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  • 13 big shot — noun an important influential person (Freq. 1) he thinks he s a big shot she s a big deal in local politics the Qaeda commander is a very big fish • Syn: ↑big gun, ↑big wheel, ↑big cheese, ↑ …

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  • 14 big cheese — noun an important influential person he thinks he s a big shot she s a big deal in local politics the Qaeda commander is a very big fish • Syn: ↑big shot, ↑big gun, ↑big wheel, ↑big deal, ↑ …

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  • 15 big noise — noun slang : a person of consequence : bigwig * * * big noise noun (informal) An important person • • • Main Entry: ↑big * * * big noise UK US noun [countable] …

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  • 16 The Overcoat — ( ru. Шинель, Shinel ; sometimes translated as The Cloak ) is the title of a short story by Ukrainian born Russian author Nikolai Gogol, published in 1842. The story and its author have had great influence on Russian literature, thus spawning… …

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  • 17 George Vancouver — Infobox Military Person name=George Vancouver lived=June 22, 1757 ndash; May 12, 1798 caption= placeofbirth = placeofdeath = nickname= residence = nationality = British allegiance=United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland serviceyears=… …

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  • 18 Edward Dering — Sir Edward Dering (1598 1644), antiquary and politician.Ancestry and ChildhoodDering was the eldest son of Sir Anthony Dering of Surrenden Dering in Pluckley, Kent (d.1636). His mother, Sir Anthony s second wife, was Frances, daughter of Chief… …

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  • 19 George Vancouver — (* 22. Juni 1757 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk; † 10. Mai 1798 in Petersham bei Richmond upon Thames, Surrey) war ein Offizier der britischen Royal Navy und …

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  • 20 compensation recovery — the clawback by a government agency of a proportion or all of the damages awarded or agreed to be paid to a person in respect of certain state benefits obtained by that person in consequence of an accident, injury or disease. In principle, this… …

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