konsekvens

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Konsequenz, from French conséquence, from Latin consequentia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔnsəkvɛns/, [kʰʌnsəˈkʰvɛnˀs]

Noun[edit]

konsekvens c (singular definite konsekvensen, plural indefinite konsekvenser)

  1. consequence (that which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause)
  2. consistency (reliability or uniformity; the quality of being consistent)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

konsekvens c

  1. a consequence, the result of a cause
    en åsigt som endast var en fullt nödvändig konsekvens af tidens tro, att alla sjukdomar hade sin omedelbara rot i synden.
    an opinion which only was a fully necessary consequence of the belief of those days, that all diseases had their immediate root in sin.
    denne skeptiske engelsman, vars logik icke ryggade tillbaka för någon konsekvens.
    this skeptic Englishman, whose logic didn't stand back for any consequence.
  2. (uncountable) consistency, the ability to act according to a plan, intention, or principle, without exceptions
    de världshistoriska lagar, som med obeveklig konsekvens styra nationerna till välfärd
    those laws of global history, which with immutable consistency guide the nations to wealth

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Synonyms[edit]

consequence
consistency

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