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consequent

1. (of a river) flowing in the direction of the original slope of the land or dip of the strata
2. Logic the resultant clause in a conditional sentence
3. affirming the consequent Logic the fallacy of inferring the antecedent of a conditional sentence, given the truth of the conditional and its consequent, as if John is six feet tall, he's more than five feet: he's more than five feet so he's six feet
4. an obsolete term for denominator

consequent

[′kän·sə·kwənt]
(geology)
Of, pertaining to, or characterizing movements of the earth resulting from the external transfer of material in the process of gradation.
(mathematics)
The second term or denominator of a ratio.
The second of the two statements in an implication.
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In reply to a question, he said country was annually faced with an easily avoidable loss of Rs 25 billion due to lack of water storage facilities, "Pakistan has to go for viable projects after every ten years in order to conserve massive flow of water consequent to fast melting glaciers," he said.
New Delhi [India], November 22 ( ANI ): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave a nod to revision in the salaries, gratuity and pension of the High Court and the Supreme Court judges consequent upon recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission.
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Since the newly acquired area consequent upon the exchange of territory between India and Bangladesh has become the part of the Indian territory, it is required to make delimitation exercise within the limited constituency area before the ensuing State Assembly elections in West Bengal.
However, it can be found from the existing research that although many researchers have conducted rather profound work on the buckling failure of the consequent slabbed rock slope, the following aspects are still to be studied further.
In response to Indian Prime Minister's letter,Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, "I gratefully acknowledge your letter of September 7, for conveying deep sympathies for the people affected in Pakistan by unprecedented monsoon rains and consequent flooding.
Any measures consequent to this decision in the US, will unfortunately impact upon efforts on both sides to build the India-US strategic partnership, to which both sides are committed.
These factors would also render the decision unlawful along with any consequent payments.
Bandura (1997) has advocated the self-assessment process because it provides the best opportunity to determine any discrepancy between an intended behavior, the resulting outcome, and the consequent change in the subsequent classroom experience.
Brasch is an informative and critical analysis of the inefficiency and ineptitude of the American government's response to the natural disaster and consequent widespread tragedy of hurricane Katrina.
It provides a closing and clamping force with unequaled parallelism and consequent even distribution of force across the platen when under pressure, according to the company.
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