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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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Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters at a daily news briefing: "China strongly urges the US to withdraw its sanctions on the Chinese military or bear the consequences."
They must protect these facilities because they bear the consequences of these evil deeds,' he said.
This is the result of having populist policies to win votes but not being able to bear the consequences,' he said.
What is more, the vote excluded 16 and 17-year-olds who would have to bear the consequences of the result for the rest of their lives and were given no choice as to what the outcome would be: a flawed process, with no strategic outcomes, from which has ensued 19 months of division, obfuscation, general lack of progress and loss of prestige both at home and abroad.
A Chinese airlines association said Taiwan's use of the M503 issue infringed the right of numerous Taiwanese, so the island would have to bear the consequences of the cancellations itself.
"An employer that does not allow a worker to exercise his right to paid annual leave must bear the consequences." The case will now return to the Court of Appeal.
AaAaAeAcAaAaAeA@1/4oeWe therefore reiterate our call upon the British governmen publicly apologize to the Palestinian people for issuing the Balfour Declaration and to bear the consequences of making that promise by compensating the Palestinian people politically, materially and morally, recognize the State of Palestine and work toward ending the occupation from our land just as it sponsored the occupation state, Israel, on the land of Palestine.
Engineers will bear the consequences if submitted documents fail to prove the required experience, the council has said.
He said Imran Khan took responsibility of the funds by presenting forged certificates and he should also bear the consequences.
According to a senior banker who preferred anonymity, the CBE supported companies that owe debts of $5m to help those companies to overcome the negative consequences of the flotation of the pound, especially regarding the weakness of the financial centres of these companies, which may not be able to bear the consequences of such a decision.
Making it clear that it was the responsibility of police to get to the bottom of this case, Minister of State ( Home) Ranjit Patil said the police administration will have to bear the consequences if their work was not found proper.