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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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Summary: The Belgian Ambassador to Lebanon Colette Taquet said Monday that Lebanon was bearing the consequences of the 28-month-old civil war in Syria.
As a Christian, Gavin has chosen to forgive Mr Harvey, which does not let him off the hook in bearing the consequences of his actions.
However, construction companies are expressing their dissatisfaction with the higher costs of hiring Saudis,saying that they alone are bearing the consequences of years of state mismanagement and substandard education.