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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in consequence of

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·se·quence n.
 1. That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result.
 Shun to taste,
 And shun the bitter consequence.   --Milton.
 2. Logic A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference.
 3. Chain of causes and effects; consecution.
    Such fatal consequence unites us three.   --Milton.
    Link follows link by necessary consequence.   --Coleridge.
 4. Importance with respect to what comes after; power to influence or produce an effect; value; moment; rank; distinction.
    It is a matter of small consequence.   --Shak.
    A sense of your own worth and consequence.   --Cowper.
 In consequence, hence; for this cause.
 In consequence of, by reason of; as the effect of.
 Syn: -- Effect; result; end. See Effect.