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outcome

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out +‎ come

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outcome (plural outcomes)

  1. Information, event, object or state of being produced as a result or consequence of a plan, process, accident, effort or other similar action or occurrence.
    A quality automobile is the outcome of the work of skilled engineers and thousands of workers.
  2. A positive result or consequence.
  3. (probability theory) The result of a random trial. An element of a sample space.
    Three is a possible outcome of tossing a six-sided die.
  4. (education) The results or evidence of students' learning experience. Often used in place of desired outcomes.
    The outcomes of this course are outlined in your syllabus.
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    • 2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, BBC Sport:
      Spain failed to move through the gears despite exerting control for lengthy spells and a measure of perspective must be applied immediately to the outcome.
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