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[kon-si-kwent-lee, -kwuh nt-]
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  1. as a result, effect, or outcome; therefore: There has been a great deal of rain and consequently the reservoirs are full.
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Origin of consequently

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at consequent, -ly

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therefore, ergo, thereupon, wherefore

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adverb, sentence connector
  1. as a result or effect; therefore; hence
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