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noun as in consequence, development

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Do they not recall the appalling ramifications of the infamous moment when Michelle Obama put her arm around the Queen in 2009?

Of course, Knox also cautions contestants to be prepared for the personal ramifications off-camera.

The merger, if it comes off, would have major ramifications for the West.

Getting students to games clearly has ramifications beyond the walls of the stadium.

That is, the political ramifications of most votes these people take can be very easily foreseen.

My new-found old schoolmate had become the financial manager of a great business house having ramifications throughout the world.

The dialect of Saint-Rémy is simply one of countless ramifications of the dialects descended from the Latin.

“Books” everybody knows something of; yet very few are able to treat this general subject in all its ramifications.

Robinson detailed him his scheme with all its ramifications, and a very ingenious stratagem it was.

I shall no longer attempt to follow the story through its obscure ramifications.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ramifications, such as: consequence, upshot, complication, subdivision, extension, and division.

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