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  • 1 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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  • 2 importance — importance, consequence, moment, weight, significance, import are comparable when they denote the quality or the character or the state of someone or something that impresses others as of great or sometimes eminent worth, value, or influence.… …

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  • 3 importance — /im pawr tns/, n. 1. the quality or state of being important; consequence; significance. 2. important position or standing; personal or social consequence. 3. consequential air or manner: an air of bustling importance. 4. Obs. an important matter …

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  • 4 importance — noun Date: 1508 1. a. the quality or state of being important ; consequence b. an important aspect or bearing ; significance 2. obsolete import, meaning 3. obsolete importunity …

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  • 5 importance — im•por•tance [[t]ɪmˈpɔr tns[/t]] n. 1) the quality or state of being important; significance 2) Obs. an important matter 3) Obs. importunity 4) Obs. import; meaning • syn: importance, consequence, significance, moment refer to something valuable …

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  • 6 Importance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Importance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 importance importance consequence moment prominence consideration mark materialness GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 import import significance concern …

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  • 7 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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  • 8 bagatelle — n. [Fr.] Trifle, small matter, thing of no consequence or importance …

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  • 9 nothing — 1. pronoun /ˈnʌθɪŋ/ a) Not any thing; no thing. I didnt see nothing. [= I didnt see anything]. b) An absence of anything, including empty space, brightness, darkness, matter, or a vacuum. Syn: jack, nada, zip …

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  • 10 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 from; …

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  • 11 Of late — 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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  • 12 Of old — 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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  • 13 Of one's self — 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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  • 14 trifle — noun 1) we needn t bother the principal over such trifles Syn: unimportant thing, trivial thing, triviality, thing of no importance, thing of no consequence, bagatelle, inessential, nothing; technicality, nonissue; (trifles) trivia, minutiae,… …

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  • 15 concern — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. regard, affect, relate, refer to, pertain to, have to do with, bear upon, belong to, treat of; interest; disturb, trouble. n. matter, affair; care, anxiety, worry, solicitude, regard; significance …

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  • 16 matter — n 1. substance, material, stuff, materiality, medium, something, body; protoplasm, plasma, element; flesh, meat, marrow, sum and substance. 2. pus, suppuration, purulence, discharge; ooze, juice, sap, latex, milk; mucus, phlegm, grume, gore; All… …

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  • 17 big deal — noun 1. 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 cheese, ↑ …

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  • 18 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 19 ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …

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  • 20 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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