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consequence

(kŏn′sē-kwĕns)
1. Any result, conclusion, or effect.
2. In psychology, the end result of a behavior, which may be positive, negative, or neutral.
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BEIRUT: Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said the entire Internal Security Forces institution should not bear the consequences of "individual mistakes," adding that the torture case at the Roumieh prison was being treated by the Military Tribunal.
Sarah's parents are proud campaigners for equality, but it is Sarah and her younger sister Ruth that have to bear the consequences and Linda's awful father inflicts far more than just his vile views upon her.
people to account and if they lie they should bear the consequences but Alistair has borne the consequences.
He said that MQM would react on every single abuse and violence against it and culprits had to bear the consequences.
Those who have committed crimes must bear the consequences," Ahmadzai said.
I sure hope little Jack understands that, in an ideal democratic society, we all get to choose for ourselves and bear the consequences of our choices.
I said that whoever perpetrated the kidnapping and murder of our boys would bear the consequences.
Secretary of State John Kerry and told him that Hamas will bear the consequences for this "gross violation" of the ceasefire.
Arsovski considers that if the opposition continues to insist to remain outside the Parliament, it will bear the consequences from this decision.
If she is found guilty, she should face punishment and bear the consequences.
The violations against the mosque have never stopped, the last of which was opening the Al Aqsa gates to extremist Jews," he said, and called for Arab, Islamic and international action to stop the breach of freedom to worship and also violations of the international law which, he said, could ignite a religious war in the region that Israel would have to bear the consequences of.
We have also warned Israel that if they violate Iraqi airspace, they will have to bear the consequences," said Hussein al-Shahristani, deputy prime minister responsible for energy affairs, AFP reported.