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noun as in consequence, development

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Financial ramifications will likely be felt by studios, filmmakers, theater owners, and more for months or even years.

From Vox

All of Twitter’s statements, for example, were written by employee resource groups—but, as the Washington Post has reported, this work was often unpaid, fell outside employees’ normal duties, and had potential negative ramifications for them.

She argued MTS should not deny her or others with mental health conditions that can have ramifications as dramatic as physical disabilities.

Anyone living in a liberal democracy should be concerned about the ramifications this has for freedoms and privacy.

Lately, corporate boards have begun to worry about the ethical ramifications of turning so much power over to the machines.

From Quartz

In nothing do the sexes differ more materially than in the ramification of these organs, and their plumage.

These troublesome details are given in the hope that they may show how far the ramification of trade competition extends.

During the years preceding 1250, the ramification of the ribs grew very complicated.

The peculiarities and variations which so often appear in the ramification need not be discussed here.

Consider how such ramification will appear in one of the bud groups, that of our old friend the oak.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ramification, such as: complication, consequence, upshot, bifurcation, branch, and branching.

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