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EtymologyEdit

consequent +‎ -ly

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒnsɪˌkwɛntli/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɑːnsɪˌkwɛntli/, /ˈkɑːnsəˌkwɛntli/
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AdverbEdit

consequently (not comparable)

  1. (conjunctive) As a result or consequence of something.
    He didn't wake up early. Consequently, he was late to work.
    • 1668 July 3, James Dalrymple, “Thomas Rue contra Andrew Houſtoun” in The Deciſions of the Lords of Council & Seſſion I (Edinburgh, 1683), page 548:
      He Suſpends on theſe Reaſons, that Thomas Rue had granted a general Diſcharge to Adam Muſhet, who was his Conjunct, and correus debendi, after the alleadged Service, which Diſcharged Muſhet, and conſequently Houstoun his Partner.
  2. (sequence, obsolete) subsequently, following after in time or sequence.

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