consequently

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WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
con•se•quent•ly  (konsi kwent′lē, -kwənt-),USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. as a result, effect, or outcome;
    therefore:There has been a great deal of rain and consequently the reservoirs are full.
  • 1375–1425; late Middle English; see consequent, -ly
    See  therefore. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
consequently /ˈkɒnsɪkwəntlɪ/ adv , sentence connector
  1. as a result or effect; therefore; hence
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
con•se•quent /ˈkɑnsɪˌkwɛnt, -kwənt/USA pronunciation   adj. [before a noun]
  1. following as an effect;
    resulting:The recession has a consequent impact on jobs.
con•se•quent•ly, adv. See -seq-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
con•se•quent  (konsi kwent′, -kwənt),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. following as an effect or result;
    resulting (often fol. by on, upon, or to):a fall in price consequent to a rise in production.
  2. following as a logical conclusion:a consequent law.
  3. following or progressing logically:consequent reasoning.

n. 
  1. anything that follows upon something else, with or without a causal relationship.
  2. Philosophy[Logic.]the second member of a conditional proposition, as "Caesar was a great general'' in "If Caesar conquered Gaul, he was a great general.''
  3. Mathematics
    • the second term of a ratio.
    • the second of two vectors in a dyad.
  • Latin consequent- (stem of consequēns, present participle of consequī to follow closely). See con-, sequent
  • Middle English (noun, nominal) 1350–1400

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