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

 cor·ol·lary /ˈkɔrəˌlɛri, ˈkɑr, ||kəˈrɑləri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·ol·la·ry n.; pl. Corollaries
 1. That which is given beyond what is actually due, as a garland of flowers in addition to wages; surplus; something added or superfluous. [Obs.]
 Now come, my Ariel; bring a corollary,
 Rather than want a spirit.   --Shak.
 2.  Something which follows from the demonstration of a proposition; an additional inference or deduction from a demonstrated proposition; a consequence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a practical consequence that follows naturally; "blind
           jealousy is a frequent corollary of passionate love"
      2: (logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of
         another proposition